MTLE Business: Employment Laws Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is used to establish the damage cap a plaintiff may demand of the company in either punitive or compensatory damages?

Question 2 2. How many hours must have an employee worked during a 12 month period before being eligible for FMLA leave?

Question 3 3. Who enforces the ADA?

Question 4 4. Evan's small business recently experienced a sexual harassment claim. Evan's attorney told Evan that he should expect to hear from the federal government. This sounds very intimidating to Evan! Which government agency investigates charges of sexual harassment, and can bring enforcement actions against noncompliant employers?

Question 5 5. Businesses that sell items need to be familiar with the provisions of:

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Question 6 6. Select the statement that best describes the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

Question 7 7. An employee of a large multinational firm makes a mistake with a client's account. Company policy dictates that he immediately contact the client and let them know what happened. However, he knows he can fix the mistake easily, without worrying the client. What would the ethical course of action be?

Question 8 8. What type of liability is based upon a superior's responsibility for the conduct of its subordinates?

Question 9 9. Who enforces FMLA?

Question 10 10. How are vendor relations and investor relations similar?

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Question 11 11. Several lawsuits were filed against General Motors as accidents and deaths were linked to the discovery that several of the company's automobiles had faulty ignition switches. This led to engines shutting off while individuals were driving, airbags not inflating, and power steering and brakes being disabled. Which of the following types of claims is this an example of?

Question 12 12. If a company receives a citation and fine from OSHA, who would hear the appeal?

Question 13 13. Carla just learned that one of her employees, Cal, has been accused of sexual harassment. Carla needs to know how this accusation might affect her company. In the employment context, Carla should know that the following statement is NOT correct:

Question 14 14. Ed works for Stellar Solar Installations, Ben works for the DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency), and Sam is a self-employed contractor for an online education company. Which of these employees is subject to the rights set forth by OSHA?

Question 15 15. Jane works for a small retail store owned by Dick who constantly sexually harasses Jane. In fact, Jane's work environment is so hostile and offensive she quits. What is the most relevant doctrine that applies to this situation?

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Question 16 16. A contractor is hired by a homeowner to install a pond in her backyard. Once the project is completed, the homeowner discovers the contractor chose to use a thin plastic liner in place of the agreed upon pond liner. The thin liner will not withstand the extreme conditions of an outside pond in her geographic area and thus, it will not last as long as expected. This is an example of _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is FALSE about OSHA?

Question 18 18. A CEO of a large company is having some difficulties in dealing with his subordinates. They complain that he is not specific enough about the tasks he assigns them. He is having a problem addressing _____.

Question 19 19. What did the Civil Rights Act of 1991 amend?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an exception permitting class-based discrimination usually prohibited by Title VII?

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Question 21 21. How may an employer require a medical exam and not violate the ADA?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT covered by FMLA?

Question 23 23. How a company takes care of, relates to and communicates with its customers describes...

Question 24 24. Ron just got a job in an industrial plant that manufactures specialty car parts. Since this is a new field for Ron he must buy the necessary safety attire to work at the plant. Which of the following must the employer pay for as required by OSHA?

Question 25 25. Identify the statement that best describes a disabled individual within the meaning of the ADA.

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Question 26 26. Business law includes all of the following areas of law EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. Why might an employer be allowed to refuse an accommodation under the ADA?

Question 28 28. Bill runs a small business. He's just learned that one of his employees, Brandon, was sexually harassed by another employee. Bill looked into the incident and determined Brandon was, in fact, sexually harassed. What duty does Bill now have?

Question 29 29. Identify which of the following types of organizations is NOT subject to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

Question 30 30. Which type of employer is subject to the ADA?

MTLE Business: Employment Laws Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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