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The HR I.Q. Test: June ’15

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1. The EEOC said last month that Title VII anti-discrimination law makes it unlawful to discriminate against:

   a. Younger employees (under 21)

   b. Transgender employees

   c. Left-handed employees


2. OSHA has unveiled an updated version of its __________ that employers must display at work:

   a. Employee Injury and Illness summary sheet

   b. “It’s the Law” safety poster

   c. Emergency exit routes for buildings


3. A new government report says suicides in U.S. workplaces are:

   a. On the rise

   b. On the decline

   c. Not changed


4. A new EEOC program starting in May allows employers to:

   a. Conduct mediation sessions via video

   b. Immediately pay a fine when facing a discrimination charge

   c. Respond online to EEOC discrimination charges


5. What percentage of U.S. companies had some form of arbitration clause for employees or customers?

   a. 22%  

   b. 44%  

   c. 66%


6. What percentage of employees say their manager has brought up national, state or local politics at work?

   a. 25%  

   b. 38%  

   c. 59%

Sources:  1. EEOC; 2. OSHA; 3. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; 4. EEOC; 5. Carlton Fields Jorden Burt survey; 6. Harvard University SSRS survey.

Answers:  1. b  2. b  3. a  4. c  5.c  6. a

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