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Wrongful Discharge, Tittle VII & Civil Rights Act of 1964

6 If an employee is successful in an action alleging wrongful discharge, the employee may be entitled to:

A) compensatory damages.

B) punitive damages.

C) reinstatement.

D) compensatory damages and punitive damages but not reinstatement.

E) compensatory damages, punitive damages and reinstatement.

7 Peter is a 65 year old black man. He is a licensed pilot and is in perfect health. Peter has applied to Flying High Airlines, and his application has been rejected.

A) if he can show that the job remained open after his rejection, disparate treatment can be shown.

B) Flying High has the right to hire anyone that they please because it's a private company.

C) Flying High will not have been deemed to have discriminated against Peter if they can evidence a valid BFOQ that disqualifies Peter.

D) disparate treatment is automatically evidenced because Peter belongs to a protected group.

8 For which of the following is an employee eligible to receive unlimited punitive damages?

A) medical damages.

B) damages related to gender discrimination.

C) damages related to religious discrimination.

D) a, b and c.

E) none of the above, all Title VII action damages are capped.

9 Title VII applies to private employers having ________ employees.

A) 10.

B) 15.

C) 21.

D) 25.

10 Which of the following was not originally protected in the Civil Rights Act of 1964?

A) age.

B) sex.

C) disabilities

D) a and b.

E) a and c.

F) b and c.

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