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Chapter 2: Equal Opportunity and the Law Chapter 2: Equal Opportunity and the Law Multiple Choice 1. Every time you advertise a job opening, interview, test or select a candidate or appraise an employee, you should be aware of: a. equal employment opportunity law b. anti-discrimination law c. criminal law d. both a and b e. both a and c (d; moderate) 2. The _____ Amendment to the US Constitution states, “no person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law.” a. First b. Fifth c. Tenth d. Thirteenth e. Fourteenth (b; moderate) 3. The _____ Amendment to the US Constitution makes it illegal for any state to “make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States.” a. First b. Fifth c. Tenth d. Thirteenth e. Fourteenth (e; moderate) 4. Which Amendment to the US Constitution is generally viewed as barring discrimination based on sex, national origin, or race? a. First b. Fifth c. Tenth d. Thirteenth e. Fourteenth (e; moderate) 5. In the US, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on all of the following characteristics except _____. a. race b. sexual orientation c. color d. religion e. national origin (b; moderate) 19
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Human Resource Management: An Asian Perspective (Second Edition) 6. In the US, the _____ made it unlawful to discriminate in pay on the basis of sex when jobs involve equal work, require equivalent skills, effort, and responsibility, and are performed under similar working conditions. a. Title VII b. Equal Pay Act c. Executive Order (US President) d. Age Discrimination in Employment Act e. 13 th Amendment to the US Constitution (b; moderate) 7. Which of the following factors is not an acceptable basis for different pay for equal work under the US Equal Pay Act? a. gender b. seniority system c. merit pay system d. quality of production e. all are unacceptable factors (a; moderate) 8. The US EEOC guidelines define sexual harassment as: a. unwelcome sexual advances b. requests for sexual favors c. verbal sexual conduct d. physical sexual conduct e. all the above (e; moderate) 9. In the US, when is sexual harassment a violation of sex harassment law? a. when such conduct has the purpose or effect of substantially interfering with a person’s work performance b. when such conduct has the purpose or effect of creating an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment c. when a crime of violence is motivated by gender d. both a and b e. all of the above (d; moderate) 10. In the US, _____ exists when an employer treats an individual differently because that individual is a member of a particular race, religion, gender, or ethnic group.
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course HR 232 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Florida.

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