Human Resource Management Study Set 17

Business

Quiz 2 :
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment

Quiz 2 :
Equal Employment Opportunity: The Legal Environment

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Equal employment opportunity means that an employer must give preference to women and minorities in the workplace.
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The Equal Pay Act of 1963 prohibits sex-based discrimination in rates of pay paid to men and women working in the same or similar jobs.
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The Equal Pay Act prohibits pay discrimination based on seniority.
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The Equal Pay act of 1963 is actually part of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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According to the Equal Pay Act,an employer can attain compliance with the act by reducing the wage rate of any employee.
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Disparate treatment refers to unintentional discrimination involving employment practices that appear to be neutral but adversely affect a protected class of people.
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)was created by the Civil Rights Act to administer Title VII of the act.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA),eliminates mandatory retirement at age 70 for employees of companies with 20 or more employees.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act does not apply where age is a bona fide occupational qualification.
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The Age Discrimination in Employment Act covers employees between 40 and 69 years of age.
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The primary responsibility for enforcing the Rehabilitation Act lies with the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)of the Department of Labor.
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has taken the view that pregnancy benefits are not applicable to unmarried employees.
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The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)is responsible for administering the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA).
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In a landmark decision,when an Ohio county agency denied disability benefits to an employee who had been laid off at age 61 because its disability plan cut off at age 60,the Supreme Court ruled that this was a violation of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.
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Older Workers Benefit Protection Act of 1990 provides protection for employees over 60 years of age.
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The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to make "reasonable accommodations" for employees with disabilities.
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The Civil Rights Act of 1991 permits women,persons with disabilities,and persons who are religious minorities to have a jury trial and sue for punitive damages if they can prove they are victims of intentional hiring or workplace discrimination.
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The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),enables employees to take prolonged paid leave if they are seriously ill.
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Reverse discrimination refers to the concept which states that when the overall selection process does not have an adverse impact,the government will usually not examine the individual components of that process for adverse impact or evidence of validity.
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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)is an agency within the U.S.Department of Labor.
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