LPSC 1101 If an employee is sent home partway through a shift

| March 14, 2016

QUESTION 1

If an employee is sent home partway through a shift because of lack of work, the employee is entitled to payment for the time she did not work.

True

False

5 points

QUESTION 2

An employer cannot require one sex to wear a uniform and not the other where both are doing the same job.

True

False

5 points

QUESTION 3

If the Dress Barn were hiring a staff member to model in the front window during the holidays, they can legally put prima facia discrimination in their advertisement stating, “men need not apply”?

True

False

5 points

QUESTION 4

In Pennsylvania, Tom, a manager of an Ice Cream shop ordered an ill employee Sarah back to work under threat of being fired. The Sarah’s roommate Michael complained. Sarah was fired in a response to Michael’s complaint. A resulting lawsuit for the unlawful retaliation, would be unsuccessful because Michael was not an employee.

True

False

5 points

QUESTION 5

Thomas was a waiter at a Mexican restaurant in Washington State. Thomas claimed to be discriminated against by co-workers and supervisors for being effeminate. The barrage of derogatory comments regularly directed at him included taunts for weakling and carrying his tray “like a woman,” and for having feminine mannerisms referring to him as “she” and “her,” and as a “faggot” and a “f*ing female whore.” Since Thomas was not discriminated against for being a man (or woman), there is no cause for action in a court of law, and Thomas’ issues are personal.

True

False

5 points

QUESTION 6

The EEOC has rules and procedures for filing and strict time limits within which a case must be pursued. Generally, an employee must file a claim with the agency within 1 year after the alleged discriminatory act.

True

False

5 points

QUESTION 7

Comparable worth is part of the 1963 amendment to the FLSA, called the Equal Pay Act.

True

False

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