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12. City Hospital employed 5 workers of Middle Eastern descent in their maintenance department. The maintenance supervisor assigned all of them to clean the morgue and the basement. These employees were not allowed to work on any other floors or come into contact with patients.
A. City Hospital will be liable for national origin discrimination based on the Guidelines on Discrimination Because of Religion or National Origin.
B. City Hospital will be liable for national origin discrimination because it illegally segregated the employees based on their national origin.
C. City Hospital will not be liable for national origin discrimination because the FLSA allows employers to discriminate in favor of U.S. citizens.
D. City Hospital will not be liable for national origin discrimination based on the Court's ruling in Garcia V. Spun Steak Co.

13. There is no federal legislation protecting gays and lesbians from employment discrimination, however
A. employers need to be aware of possible tort claims that may result from discrimination against gays and lesbians.
B. employers need to be aware of state and local ordinances that prohibit job discrimination against homosexuals.
C. public employees adversely affected by an employment decision based on affinity orientation may, under appropriate circumstances, use state constitutions or the First, Fifth, or Fourteenth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution as a basis for suit, as well as the constitutional right to privacy.
D. All of the choices are correct.

21. Which act states that overtime is required only for hours worked in excess of 40 per week, not 8 per day, as previously?
A. Federal Labor Relations Act
B. Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act
C. McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act
D. Defense Authorization Act

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12. City Hospital employed 5 workers of Middle Eastern descent in their maintenance department. The maintenance supervisor assigned all of them to clean the morgue and the basement. These employees were not allowed to work on any other floors or come into contact with patients. SEE ITEM B.

A. City Hospital will be liable for national origin discrimination based on the Guidelines on Discrimination Because of Religion or National Origin.

B. City Hospital will be liable for national origin discrimination because it illegally segregated the employees based on their ...

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