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Employment Law Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. As a whole, employment law is the area of law that governs:

Question 2 2. What is true of a fiduciary under ERISA?

Question 3 3. An employer presents evidence of a legitimate, non-discriminatory reason for the action that formed the basis of an employment discrimination lawsuit. What happens next?

Question 4 4. Who enforces the PDA?

Question 5 5. The Enron scandal brought about several types of corporate reform, including new whistleblower protections through the:

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Question 6 6. The ADEA applies to:

Question 7 7. Which of the following is an example of an off-duty act by an employee?

Question 8 8. How can an employee and employer prevent application of the employment-at-will doctrine?

Question 9 9. Employment laws are designed to:

Question 10 10. What is a key difference between a typical employment discrimination lawsuit and a lawsuit based on disparate impact?

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Question 11 11. Which type of employer is subject to the ADA?

Question 12 12. John has discovered that his employer has been monitoring his email account and telephone calls while he's at work. John is very upset, but is told the company has the right to do so because _____.

Question 13 13. John is fired because he will not cook the books to make the company look better financially to potential investors. Does the employment-at-will doctrine apply? If not, what's the exception?

Question 14 14. Which of the following actions demonstrates sexual harassment?

Question 15 15. What special practices and procedures must be followed concerning a pregnant employee?

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Question 16 16. Which type of employer is subject to the PDA?

Question 17 17. Identify the statement that best describes a disabled individual within the meaning of the ADA.

Question 18 18. The Whistleblower Protection Act protects:

Question 19 19. Will's job is to gather and investigate all types of employee complaints at his company. Upon further investigation by Will, which of the following complaints does NOT turn out to be an example of sexual harassment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following creates workplace health and safety standards that employers must follow?

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Question 21 21. How can companies provide fair opportunity to all employees?

Question 22 22. Sometimes a whistle blower can initiate a lawsuit against a business that has committed fraud against the government. He or she may act as a secret government informant. This type of lawsuit is known as:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a reason why an at-will employee can file a wrongful termination lawsuit?

Question 24 24. Which organization is responsible for enforcing the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 1967?

Question 25 25. Brandi is a new cashier in a small clothing store. She recently informed her manager that she was called to report for jury duty. Her manager told her she needed to appear prejudiced so she wouldn't get picked for a trial, since he didn't have anyone to replace her at the moment. Brandi was selected for a trial that lasted for three days. When she returned to work, her manager told her she was fired. Which of the following statements adequately reflects this situation?

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Question 26 26. How may an employer require a medical exam and not violate the ADA?

Question 27 27. What type of harassment violates the PDA?

Question 28 28. How is employment discrimination best explained?

Question 29 29. Why do many employees perceive the employment-at-will doctrine as a double-edged sword?

Question 30 30. Who enforces the ADA?

Employment Law Chapter Exam Instructions

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