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The HR I.Q. Test: February ’16

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1. Congress recently approved a one-year extension to _______, the online program that verifies applicants’ immigration status.

a. I-Verify

b. E-Verify

c. E-Visa

2. A 2011 SHRM survey found that 55% of employers run drug tests on all potential employees. How did that number change in a 2015 survey?

a. Fell below 50%

b. Increased to 63%

c. Stayed the same

3. During the past 15 years, what type of employment lawsuits have increased by more than 450% in federal courts?

a. Age discrimination

b. Wage-and-hour

c. Wrongful termination

4. What’s the new salary level proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor above which “highly compensated” employees would not be eligible for overtime pay?

a. $50,440

b. $100,000

c. $122,000

5. This document is set to expire on March 31, and the feds have proposed a new “smart” online version of it:

a. Form I-9

b. COBRA notice

c. FMLA model forms

6. What percentage of workers characterize their current work-life balance as either “good” or “very good”?

a. 37%  

b. 57%  

c. 77%

Sources: 1.; 2. Society for Human Resource Management survey; 3. Seyfarth Shaw report; 4. U.S. Department of Labor; 5.; 6. Robert Half Management survey.

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



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