HR Exam 2

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Question Answer
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964cant refuse to fire based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin
who does Title VII apply to?interstate commerce with 15 or more employees who work 20+ weeks a year.
Disparate (Adverse) TreatmentWhen an employee is intentionally treated differently based on his/her membership in a protected class
Disparate (Adverse) Impact When an officially neutral employment practice disproportionately and unintentionally excludes members of a protected group.
Pattern or Practice employer engages in actions over time that intentionally deny the rights provided by Title VII to a member of a protected class
Civil Rights Act of 1991Allows compensatory and punitive damages, Prohibits discriminatory race-norming of test scores
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)Investigates and resolves discrimination complaints, Gathers and compiles statistical information, Provides education and outreach programs
$50,000 fine for illegal discrimination14-100 employees
$100,000 fine 101-200 employees
$200,000 fine201-500 employees
$300,000 fineover 500 employees
overtime ruleEmployees who earn less than that threshold must be paid for time worked > 40 hours in a workweek. even if classified as a manager
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 (LLFPA)180-day statute of limitations for filing an equal pay discrimination lawsuit now begins with each newly-issued discriminatory paycheck
Equal Pay Act 1963aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex
Age Discrimination Act of 1967/78/86Prohibits discrimination based on age
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA)Anti-bribery provisions prohibit any offer, payment, promise to pay, or authorization of the payment of money or anything of value to any person
Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) of 199312 weeks unpaid leave or Serious health condition:
2008 FMLA AmendmentProvides up to 26 weeks of unpaid leave to an employee to care for a family member injured while serving on active military duty
National Labor Relations Act 1935 (Wagner Act)Banned certain unfair labor practices, Guarantees worker rights to unionize
Labor Relations Management Act 1947 (Taft-Hartley Act)banned closed shops, and permits union shops
Norris-LaGuardia Act 1932“Anti-injunction” bill: Bans “yellow dog” contracts
Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act 1959 (Landrum-Griffin Act)Establishes “bill of rights” for union members, Purpose is to counter union corruption, Regulates/controls union funds
McCarran-Walter ActCreated the INS, Identified “desirable citizens”, immigrant workers in certain specialty occupations
1986 Immigration Reform & Control Act (IRCA)Reformed immigration, Illegal to knowingly recruit or hire illegal immigrants, needed an I-9, granted amnesty

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