Exam 2 Practic2012

Exam 2 Practic2012 - Exam 2 Practice 1. Charity Hospital...

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Exam 2 Practice 1. Charity Hospital has 15 Muslim employees in the maintenance department. The hospital had a designated room for their Muslim employees to comply with their religious practice of praying 5 times daily located in the basement. Muhammad, a new employee, refused to use the room in the basement because he felt it degraded his religion to be relegated to the basement. Muhammad used the 3rd floor visitor waiting room 3 times per day to pray. His supervisor asked him not to pray in the visitor waiting room. Muhammad continued to use the waiting room and he was fired. a. Muhammad has a claim for religious discrimination because Charity Hospital unreasonably failed to accommodate his religious practice by allowing him to pray where he felt comfortable. b. Muhammad has a claim for religious discrimination because he has the right to choose the reasonable accommodation. c. Muhammad does not have a claim for religious discrimination because he had a duty to cooperate in the accommodation. d. Muhammad does not have a claim for religious discrimination because the other employees participated in the accommodation. 2. Which of the following is an element of a prima facie case of failure to reasonably accommodate religion? a. that a specific reasonable accommodation was requested by the plaintiff b. that a conflict exists between a sincere religious belief or practice and an employment requirement c. that the requested accommodation would not impose undue hardship d. all of the above e. none of the above 3. The definition of a religious practice is a. broadly defined b. narrowly defined c. broadly defined by the EEOC, but narrowly defined by the Supreme Court d. broadly defined by the Supreme Court, but narrowly defined by the EEOC 4. If an employer is subject to a claim for religious discrimination and can show that religion is a BFOQ, a. the employee will be awarded back pay b. the employee can be subject to discipline for filing a frivolous claim c. the employer will not be subject to liability for religious discrimination d. the employee will be terminated 5. For the purposes of Title VII, the term “religion” covers a. religious observances b. religious practices c. religious beliefs d. all of the above
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6. Which of the following may be a religious practice? a. attending a church convention b. attending a bible study class c. attending services on Christmas day d. all of the above 7. Which of the following is not protected under Title VII? a. atheism b. attendance at a church convention c. Bible study classes d. political beliefs 8. An employee is entitled to a religious accommodation for a. all religious beliefs associated with the formal religion to which he belongs b. all religious beliefs associated with the religion to which he belongs, regardless of whether it is a formal religion or not c. all religious beliefs which are sincerely held d. all religious beliefs that the employer does not find offensive 9.
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course BLAW 3367 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '12 term at Texas State.

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Exam 2 Practic2012 - Exam 2 Practice 1. Charity Hospital...

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