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149. Susan Scholz was fired from her sales clerk’s job at the Walgreens store in North Mall after refusing to work on Sundays. The Christian Reformed Church, of which she was a member, prohibited working on Sunday. Therefore, she did not go to work on those days even though she was scheduled to do so. Susan filed a lawsuit against the company because she felt her rights had been violated. Which right(s) was/were violated? a. The rights to be heard and to work b. The rights to safety and to be informed c. The rights to be informed and to be heard d. The rights to life and to work e. The right to equal treatment in the workplace ANS: E PTS: 1 REF: p. 55 OBJ: LO: 2-8 TOP: Employment Practices

DIF: Difficulty: Challenging NAT: BUSPROG: Ethics KEY: Bloom's: Evaluation

150. Which of the following accurately describes the objective of affirmative action? a. If 30 percent of the local population is Hispanic, then 30 percent of a company’s engineers should be Hispanic. b. If 55 percent of the local population is female, then 55 percent of all companies’ employees should be female throughout all levels of the organizations. c. If 20 percent of the engineers in the local area are African American, then a company should have about 20 percent African American employees on its engineering staff. d. If 40 percent of the engineers available locally are African American, then a company should have about 1 out of 10 African American engineers. e. If 40 percent of the local population is Hispanic, the school systems should have 40 percent Hispanic teachers. ANS: C PTS: 1 REF: p. 55 OBJ: LO: 2-8 TOP: Employment Practices

DIF: Difficulty: Challenging NAT: BUSPROG: Ethics KEY: Bloom's: Evaluation

151. One problem affirmative action programs have encountered is a. that not all businesspeople favor such programs. b. identification of minority groups. c. the government’s reclassification of groups. d. completing the required paperwork. e. training the hard-core unemployed. ANS: A PTS: 1 REF: p. 55 OBJ: LO: 2-8 TOP: Employment Practices

DIF: Difficulty: Moderate NAT: BUSPROG: Ethics KEY: Bloom's: Analysis

152. A government agency with the power to investigate complaints of discrimination and to sue firms practicing employment discrimination is known as the a. Better Business Bureau. b. National Alliance of Business. c. Civil Service Commission. d. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. e. Interstate Commerce Commission.

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