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The HR I.Q. Test: December ’15

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1. If a state has an employment law that’s similar to federal law, employers should comply only with the state law.

a. True

b. False

 

2. The U.S. Treasury Department last month announced the national launch of a simple retirement saving plan option. Its name?

a. myRA

b. myIRA

c. IRA-OK

 

3. What are the top three reasons that stop applicants from taking a job offer, in order?

a. Schedule, pay, little advancement

b. Bad boss, pay, schedule

c. Pay, schedule, little advancement

 

4. In 2015, employees’ salaries rose 3.0%, on average. How is that projected to change in 2016, according to several recent salary surveys?

a. Increase slightly

b. Decrease slightly

c. Remain at 3.0%

 

5. The U.S. Supreme Court agreed last month to reconsider what Affordable Care Act mandate?

a. Employer provided coverage

b. Coverage for birth control

c. Coverage for dental/vision

 


 

Sources: 1. U.S. Department of Labor;  2. U.S. Treasury Department; 3. Express Employment Professionals survey; 4. WorldatWork, Mercer, Hay Group; 5. The HR Law Weekly.


Answers:  1.  b (comply with the law that most favors the employee)  2. a  3. c  4. a  5. b

 

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