Equal Employment Opportunity: Title VII Law & Regulations

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Title VII is part of which legislation?

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1. Which of the following instances of discrimination is NOT prohibited by Title VII?

2. Which of the following employment practices is subject to Title VII?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a statute, with accompanying regulations, that applies to discrimination against employees based on differing classifications. This quiz and worksheet combo will help test your basic understanding of this body of law. Some terms that you will be tested on include EEOC, covered employees, protected classes and prohibited activities.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on terms and statutory requirements regarding:

  • The act that Title VII is part of
  • Types of discrimination
  • Covered employment practices
  • Which employers are included in Title VII
  • Enforcement of Title VII

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of protected classes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding whether an employee is or is not covered by Title VII in his or her job
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how Title VII is understood and explained by a company's human resources department in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding enforcement of Title VII and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about employment discrimination, review the accompanying lesson on Title VII Law & Regulations. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define who is a covered employer
  • Understand who is a protected class
  • Know what is a prohibited activity
  • Recognize who enforces Title VII, and the steps that are taken to enforce this law
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