Employment law of business – 7th edition ch8 – gender discrimination

Employment law of Business – 7th Edition Ch8

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1    
Which of the following organizations issued guidelines on “caregiver responsibility” discrimination?
    A)
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
    B)
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
    C)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    D)
National Labor Relations Board
    

 
2    
The _____ called for the establishment of a Glass Ceiling Commission to investigate the barriers to female and minority advancement in the workplace and suggest ways to combat the situation.
    A)
Lilly Ledbetter Act
    B)
Civil Rights Act of 1991
    C)
Social Security Act of 1991
    D)
Solomon–Lautenberg amendment
    

 
3    
Although she was as qualified as her male colleagues, Miriam was never considered for the post of an executive. Miriam is a victim of:
    A)
whistle-blowing.
    B)
reasonable accommodation.
    C)
a glass ceiling.
    D)
an affirmative action.
    

 
4    
Which of the following prevents women from moving laterally into areas that lead to higher advancement?
    A)
Glass ceiling
    B)
Reasonable accommodation
    C)
Whistle-blowing
    D)
Glass wall
    

 
5    
Olive Salon has advertised that it requires female assistants who will be helping out the women clients during their massage sessions. Which of the following statements is true of this situation?
    A)
This is a bona fide occupational qualification.
    B)
This is a ground for disparate treatment cases for potential male candidates.
    C)
This is a genuine case of gender discrimination.
    D)
Olive salon is liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
    

 
6    
The female employees at Impetus Solutions are reprimanded in very strong language if they swear at work, but the male employees who do so are considered to be very competitive and hardworking. This is a case of:
    A)
discrimination based on national origin under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
    B)
gender discrimination under Title VII.
    C)
bona fide occupational qualification under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
    D)
reverse discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
    

 
7    
Although Quibix Inc. hires women, it only hires women who are unmarried. A married woman candidate can bring charges of _____ against Quibix Inc.
    A)
reasonable accommodation
    B)
affirmative action
    C)
gender-plus discrimination
    D)
reverse discrimination
    

 
8    
Alec has been recently shifted to a team that is headed by Elizabeth. Alec had pictured that Elizabeth will have a very soft spoken and humble nature. But he was shocked to find that Elizabeth was very aggressive by nature and did not spare anyone who did not do what he or she was told to do. Alec’s initial thoughts about Elizabeth were an example of:
    A)
satisficing.
    B)
emotional contagion.
    C)
groupthink.
    D)
gender stereotyping.
    

 
9    
Which of the following cases is triable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
    A)
A casino terminated all its servers above the age of 40 because they wanted to cater to younger clientele.
    B)
An airline does not appoint pilots above the age of 50 because the pilots’ motor coordination becomes an issue.
    C)
A factory does not allow its women employees to work the night shift because they don’t have good security in place.
    D)
An amusement park does not allow pregnant women to ride their roller coaster.
    

 
10    
_____ policies are adopted by an employer that limit or prohibit employees from performing certain jobs or working in certain areas of the workplace because of the potential harm presented to pregnant employees or the reproductive system or capacity of employees.
    A)
Pregnancy validation
    B)
Fetal protection
    C)
Checkoff
    D)
Glass ceiling

 

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