1. Congress last month approved the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). How many states already have laws banning employers from using genetic info in hiring, firing or other employment decisions?
a. 17 states
b. 28 states
c. 35 states
2. An employee can file a federal lawsuit as long as the employer has how many employees?
a. 15 or more
b. 20 or more
c. 50 or more
3. Percentage of U.S. workers who say they are open about their political beliefs on the job:
4. A new University of Southern California study found that which gender is more openly tolerant of discrimination?
c. Both equally
5. Percentage of HR professionals who said their organization has a policy:
6. Federal says 15-year-olds are allowed to work up until what time during the summer (June 1 through Labor Day)?
a. 8 p.m.
b. 9 p.m.
c. 10 p.m.
7. State with the highest percentage of employees working at the minimum wage:
Sources: 1. NCSL; 2. EEOC; 3. Vault.com survey; 4. USC survey; 5. Case in Point survey; 6. U.S. Department of Labor; 7. BLS.
Answers: 1. C 2. B 3. B 4. A 5. C 6. B 7. C
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