Protections for Employees Module 1: The Civil Rights Act and Employment Discrimination


Question 1

Job advertisements should be clear and detailed with respect to employee expectations because:

Question 2

_______________________ are documents that request information from a candidate that is relevant to his or her ability to perform the job at the very beginning of the hiring process.

Question 3

The Civil Rights Act of 1964, also known as “Title VII,” ___________________________.

Question 4

How should a worker initiate an action against her employer for Title VII violations?

Question 5

Which of the following is a valid employer defense to a disparate treatment claim under Title VII?

Question 6

The _________________ is the agency that receives all complaints under Title VII.

Question 7

Which of the following would be the clearest example of a Title VII violation?

Question 8

Title VII’s prohibition on discrimination based upon national origin__________________.

Question 9

According to the most recent cases, gender discrimination protections under Title VII apply to ______________________.

Question 10

Firing an employee on the basis of the worker’s sexual orientation _________________.