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Title VII protections apply to:

A)
managerial employees.

B)
non-managerial salaried employees.

C)
hourly wage employees.

D)
all of the above.

12

One hundred black employees have taken a promotion test. If 90 of the black applicants have passed, how many white employees must pass to negate an assumption of disparate impact?

A)
45.

B)
54.

C)
72.

D)
81.

13

In Usery v. Kennecott Copper Corp., a worker slipped when he failed to use a ladder that was on the worksite. The OSHA standard said, " An access ladder or equivalent safe access shall be provided."

A)
The Secretary of Labor contended that provided was synonymous with available.

B)
The employer contended that provided was synonymous with required.

C)
The court determined that provided was synonymous with available.

D)
The court determined that provided was synonymous with required.

14

Each year, nonfatal workplace injuries cost business approximately:

A)
$60 million.

B)
$110 million.

C)
$60 billion.

D)
$110 billion.

15

Which of the following is not a defense available to employers when defending against industrial accidents?

A)
comparative negligence.

B)
contributory negligence.

C)
assumption of risk.

D)
the fellow servant rule.

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Hello!
I have addressed each one of your questions individually:

11) The best answer choice here is D: all of the above. As you may already be aware, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII) prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Title VII covers all private employers, state and local governments, and education institutions that employ 15 or more individuals. These laws also cover private and public employment agencies, lthe federal government, labor organizations, and joint labor management committees controlling apprenticeship and training.

12) The best answer here is C: 72. Here's why: adverse impact is "a substantially different rate of selection in hiring, promotion, or other employment decision which works to the ...

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