The HR I.Q. Test: June ’10 — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily

1. Beginning next year, which costs will no longer be eligible for flexible spending account (FSA) expenses?

    a. Visits to the emergency room

    b. Second-opinion doctor visits

    c. Over-the-counter medications

2. OSHA announced in April that it will increase its use of the “general duty clause” to fine employers for violations that cause what kind of injuries:

    a. Musculoskeletal ergonomic injuries

    b. Weather-exposure injuries

    c. Slip-and-fall injuries

3. Starting Oct. 1, young adults will be able to stay on their parent’s employer-based health care plan up until:

    a. Age 24

    b. Age 26

    c. They secure full-time employment

4. The new HIRE Act offers tax breaks to employers that hire qualifying people who:

    a. Are over age 50

    b. Are in a protected class

    c. Were recently unemployed

5. More than half of workers (54%) with smart phones say they check their phones while driving. What percentage say they check their phones while in the bathroom?

    a. 57%

    b. 39%

    c. 22%

Sources: 1. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA); 2. OSHA; 3. PPACA; 4. HIRE Act; 5. CareerBuilder  

Answers: 1. c  2. a  3. b  4. c  5. a

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