LAW 531 Week 4 Knowledge Check

*************************************LAW 531 Entire Course Link
https://uopcourses.com/category/law-531/
************************************
LAW 531 Week 4 Knowledge
Check


The material
presented below is not meant to be a comprehensive list of all you need to know
in the content area. Rather it is a starting point for building your knowledge
and skills. Additional study materials are recommended in each area below to
help you master the material.

Personalized
Study Guide Results:

Score: 9 / 9

Concepts Mastery
Questions

The agency
relationship and types of agencies 100% • 1

• 2• 3

Types of
discrimination in the workplace 100% • 4

• 5• 6

Legal remedies
against employment discrimination 100% • 7

• 8• 9

Concept: The
agency relationship and types of agencies

Mastery : 100%
Questions : • 1

• 2• 3

Materials on the
concept:


Principal–Agent Relationship

• Agency

• Implied Agency

• Formation of
an Agency

• Express Agency

1.

Identify the
true statement about principal-agent and employer-employee agency
relationships.

• A.

The employee in
an employer-employee relationship is authorized to act on behalf of the
employer in all business situations.

• B.

The principal in
a principal-agent relationship has no authority over contracts made by the
agent.

• C.

The employee in
an employer-employee relationship can sign contracts on behalf of the employer.

• D.

The agent in a
principal-agent relationship is authorized to act on behalf of the principal.

2.

In certain types
of agencies, the parties involved do not sign a formal contract. However, it
can be inferred from their conduct, that they are part of the agency. What is
this kind of agency known as?

• A.

Implied agency

• B.

Express agency

• C.

Agency by
ratification

• D.

Agency by
contract

3.

Beta Corp. and
Woodrow LLC. have formed an agency. Both parties have agreed to the terms on
which the agency will operate, and they have signed a contract. According to
the terms of the contract, Woodrow, the agent, is authorized to act on behalf
of Beta. Identify the type of agency illustrated in the scenario.

• A.

Agency by
ratification

• B.

Express agency

• C.

Implied agency

• D.

Apparent agency

Concept: Types
of discrimination in the workplace

Mastery : 100%
Questions : • 4

• 5• 6

Materials on the
concept:

• Title VII of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964


Disparate-Treatment Discrimination

• Color
Discrimination

• Gender
Discrimination

• Pregnancy
Discrimination

4.

What is true
about disparate-treatment discrimination?

• A.

It involves
discrimination against an entire protected class.

• B.

It involves
discrimination against an individual belonging to a protected class.

• C.

It refers to
discrimination against an individual who does not belong to a protected class
or minority.

• D.

It occurs when a
company does not follow racially neutral employment practices.

5.

What is true
about color discrimination?

• A.

It can be
justified by a bona fide occupational qualification.

• B.

It is
essentially the same as discrimination based on race.

• C.

It is covered
under Title VII.

• D.

It is prohibited
but victims cannot recover damages even if discrimination is proved.

6.

Identify the
true statement about law in the United States, in the context of gender
discrimination.

• A.

The laws that
prohibit gender discrimination apply only to women.

• B.

The law does not
specifically prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation.

• C.

The law
prohibits employment discrimination based on pregnancy.

• D.

The laws against
gender discrimination do not prohibit quid pro quo sexual discrimination.

Concept: Legal
remedies against employment discrimination

Mastery : 100%
Questions : • 7

• 8• 9

Materials on the
concept:

• Title VII of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964

• Remedies for
Violations of Title VII

• Equal Pay Act

• Equal
Opportunity in Employment

• Age
Discrimination

7.

Which of the
following remedies can be granted by courts for violations of Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act of 1964?

• A.

Reasonable
attorney’s fees to the plaintiff

• B.

Reduction of
salaries for all other employees in the plaintiff’s company

• C.

Unlimited power
to the plaintiff to hire and terminate other employees in the company

• D.

Punitive damages
in the amount requested by the plaintiff

8.

What remedy is a
court likely to grant an employee if his or her employer is found to have
violated the Equal Pay Act?

• A.

The employer
will be required to lower the wages of other employees to bring in uniformity.

• B.

The employee
will be eligible for a pay hike but will not be able to recover back pay.

• C.

The employee
will be able to recover damages but will not be able to have his or her wages
increased.

• D.

The employee
will be able to recover back pay as well as liquidated damages.

9.

What is true
about the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)?

• A.

It enables
plaintiffs to recover damages, even where bona fide occupational qualifications
have been shown by their employers.

• B.

It allows
employers to use employment advertisements that discriminate against applicants
on the basis of age.

• C.

It ensures the
reinstatement of plaintiffs, if they have been terminated on the basis of age.

• D.

It ensures that
the wages of other employees are lowered.
Powered by