Compensation Management

  • Question 1

    3 out of 3 points

    Jennifer works as a clerk in a company. The essential function of her job is typing on a keyboard. If she develops crippling arthritis that interferes with her ability to type, which act requires her employer to make reasonable accommodations, such as providing a voice-recognition input device?
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    Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
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  • Question 2

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    Until recently, ACME Manufacturing granted every employee one week of paid vacation each year. The company switched its policy, offering substantially more weeks of paid vacation to employees with high seniority (more than 5 years, in this case). The average seniority of female employees at ACME is 2.5 years and 7.75 years for male employees. Which form of discrimination is this policy at risk of creating?
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    disparate impact
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  • Question 3

    3 out of 3 points

    Which of the following is typically the case for companies that operate in product markets where there is relatively little competition from other companies?
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    higher wages and higher profits
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  • Question 4

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    Antidiscrimination laws have contributed to which of the following?
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    some of the decline in union influence
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  • Question 5

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    This act strengthened the Equal Pay Act of 1963 by requiring employers to show that pay disparities are job related rather than sex-based. This act also prohibits employers from retaliating against employees who share their salary information.
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    The Paycheck Fairness Act
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  • Question 6

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    In which important way are relative pay and pay rate differentials consistent?
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    direction
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  • Question 7

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    Which of the following examples is NOT considered a compensable work activity?
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    An employee travels from home before the regular workday and returns home at the end of the workday.
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  • Question 8

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    Which term best describes the extent to which companies’ operations are based on the use of large-scale equipment?
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    capital intensity
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  • Question 9

    3 out of 3 points

    Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives Congress the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, individual states, and Indian Tribes?
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    Article I, Section 8
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  • Question 10

    3 out of 3 points

    Why do pay rate differentials not fully match relative pay differentials?
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    Pay relative differential measures control for the influence of various variables, and pay rate differentials do not.
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  • Question 11

    3 out of 3 points

    Which of the following is NOT a protected characteristic by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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    sexual orientation
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  • Question 12

    3 out of 3 points

    Based upon the FLSA child labor provisions, what is the minimum age that a child must be in order to be legally employed?
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    14
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  • Question 13

    3 out of 3 points

    Compared to the duration of most training in capital intensive industries, service industry training tends to be which of the following?
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    shorter
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  • Question 14

    3 out of 3 points

    An employee has a regular hourly rate equal to $12. According to FLSA, how much should her/his employer pay this employee for each additional hour worked beyond the regular 40 hours within a period of 7 consecutive days?
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    $18
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  • Question 15

    3 out of 3 points

    The decline in union influence can be explained by which of the following reasons?
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    foreign automobile manufacturers producing higher quality vehicles
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