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Veteran Discrimination in the Workplace: Conscious & Unconscious Bias

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Trevor has been called up from the National Guard to battle a forest fire. Which action outlined below would constitute unlawful discrimination?

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1. Which authority establishes that a veteran cannot be forced to use vacation days during periods of active duty?

2. Which veteran is MOST likely to experience discrimination while looking for their first civilian job?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the workplace, veterans can face discrimination that's either intentional or unintentional. This brief multiple-choice quiz will assess how much you know about the way veterans are discriminated against, covering topics like an unlawful discrimination when a veteran from the National Guard is called up to battle a forest fire. You'll also need to recognize the authority that prevents veterans from being forced to use vacation days during active duty.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll also be responsible for the following on the quiz:

  • Veteran who's likely to experience discrimination while looking for their first civilian job
  • An example of unlawfully discriminating against a veteran
  • Term that means all violations of the law can be penalized, no matter what

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the authority related to not needing to use vacation days for active duty service
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what kind of veteran would be most likely to experience discrimination when they're looking for their first job as a civilian
  • Making connections - use your understanding of unlawful discrimination and how it's connected to a veteran being called up from the National Guard to fight a forest fire

Additional Learning

With the accompanying lesson titled Veteran Discrimination in the Workplace: Conscious & Unconscious Bias, you can learn more about the following topics:

  • Example of a veteran being rejected from employment
  • Ways of identifying bias when hiring new employees
  • Liability of managers for non-compliance with federal, state and local hiring laws
  • Challenges associated with veterans re-joining the workforce
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