Law 531 Week 4 Quiz

1.)    Which of the following are protected classes under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act?
Race, national origin, and sex
Race, national origin, and political affiliation
Race, religion, and sexual orientation
Race, national origin, and alien status
2.)    What is the current status of right-to-work laws?
If a state passes a right-to-work law, then state and local government employees can unionize.
 If a state passes a right-to-work law, then individual employees will have to pay union dues even if they do not belong to the union.
 Congress has passed a law prohibiting states from passing right-to-work laws.
 If a state passes a right-to-work law, then individual employees cannot be forced to join a union.
3.)    Under what conditions must an employer allow nonemployee union solicitation on company property?
 If the union is affiliated with another union that currently represents other employees of the company 
 If there is currently no union representing the company’s employees
 If the purpose is to solicit employees to change union representation rather than to solicit nonunion workers to join a union
 If the employees live in a company town such that it would be difficult to solicit the employees off company property
4.)    In a hostile work environment sexual harassment claim, the employer will have a successful defense if the employer can show which of the following?
The employer took reasonable care to prevent or correct the conduct and the employee did not take advantage of corrective or preventive opportunities of the employer to remedy the situation.
The employee was offended by conduct in the workplace and that the employer in good faith did not consider the conduct to be offensive and therefore did not seek to correct or prevent it.
There were no adverse consequences to the employee’s work status, such as a demotion or denied promotion, even though the employer did not proactively address the situation.
The employee stands to...