Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Employees Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Cassandra believes she has been sexually harassed by her co-worker, Charles. She filed a complaint with the EEOC, but after an investigation the EEOC determined that there was no reasonable cause to support Cassandra's claim. Cassandra wonders if this is a common result. About what percentage of EEOC claims end in a determination of no reasonable cause?

Question 2 2. Samantha filed a sexual harassment claim with the EEOC, but then she quit her job and moved to another state. She did not follow-up with the EEOC, so the EEOC eventually closed her case. About how many EEOC claims are administratively closed without resolution?

Question 3 3. Adam filed a sexual harassment complaint with the EEOC. In the meantime, Adam's employer fired the employee who harassed Adam, and gave Adam a week of paid vacation. What does the EEOC call this type of resolution?

Question 4 4. What do we call the voluntary and informal process facilitated by the EEOC to try to resolve a charge after a reasonable cause determination has been made?

Question 5 5. Mark is being sexually harassed by a co-worker at the restaurant where he works. Like many victims of sexual harassment, the situation has deeply affected Mark. Which of the following is NOT a probable effect on the victim of sexual harassment?

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Question 6 6. How may an observer of sexual harassment be emotionally affected by sexual harassment?

Question 7 7. Sabrina believes she experienced sexual harassment while at work. As a victim, Sabrina can file a charge of workplace sexual harassment with which of the following federal organizations?

Question 8 8. John is the perpetrator of sexual harassment at his job in a retail store. The harassment was reported, and John suffered several ramifications. Which of the following is the most likely PROFESSIONAL consequence for perpetrators of workplace sexual harassment?

Question 9 9. Nathan is being sexually harassed by a client during a business lunch at a local restaurant. Does this constitute workplace harassment?

Question 10 10. Tess is a barista. On her day off, she stops by her coffee shop for a cup of coffee. She's sexually harassed by a customer while drinking her coffee and reading the newspaper at the shop. Does this constitute workplace sexual harassment?

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Question 11 11. Which one of the following is a location where workplace harassment cannot occur?

Question 12 12. Tina is the subject of several derogatory jokes of a sexual nature at a company picnic that would constitute sexual harassment if they occurred at work. Attendance at the picnic is completely voluntary. What's the best explanation of this situation?

Question 13 13. Anne starts to flirt with Mike. Mike tells Anne that he's married and not interested. Anne stops. Which of the following best describes this situation?

Question 14 14. A victim of sexual harassment may file a charge with which of the following federal agencies?

Question 15 15. Allan flirts with Beth. Beth tells him to stop, but Allan keeps flirting over several weeks. Which of the following is the best description of this situation?

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Question 16 16. Lucy is flirting with Ryan at work and Ryan replies by flirting back. Which of the following best describes this situation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following actions demonstrates sexual harassment?

Question 18 18. Angela is a human resource manager who was asked to attend a seminar about sexual harassment in the workplace. Angela learned many interesting points at the seminar that she plans to share with the employees at her company. Which of the following is NOT true regarding sexual harassment, and therefore should NOT be one of the items that Angela will share?

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 is true in regards to a hostile work environment as it relates to sexual harassment.

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Question 21 21. 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?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. 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 24 24. What type of liability is based upon a superior's responsibility for the conduct of its subordinates?

Question 25 25. Jill is the leader of Jack's team and has repeatedly asked Jack to go out on a date even though Jack has declined. Jill gave Jack a poor team member appraisal out of spite, which was reviewed by Jack's direct supervisor. Jill is best described as which of the following?

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Question 26 26. Jack is a frequent customer at the restaurant where Diane works. Jack often gets 'grabby' with Diane, which Diane does not enjoy. Must Diane put up with Jack's behavior?

Question 27 27. Which of the following cannot be sexual harassers under the law?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is the best explanation of sexual harassment?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is not true of recent trends in workplace sexual harassment charges filed with the EEOC?

Question 30 30. Susan is the managing partner of a medium-sized law firm. She just found out one of the attorneys has been sexually harassing one of the paralegals for several months. She wants to fully address the situation with everyone affected, but isn't sure who that is. Which of the following is typically NOT affected by workplace sexual harassment?

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace for Employees Chapter Exam Instructions

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