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All About Law - Chapter 19 Self-Quiz


 

Multiple Choice

Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

 

1. 

When confronted with an employment situation that seems unfair, what sources of information are available to employees?

a.

union rules

d.

common law

b.

contracts

e.

all of the above

c.

statute law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. 

Employment-related statutes are enforced by

a.

police

d.

scheme of enforcement as described

b.

Small Claims Court

e.

all of the above

c.

common law

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. 

Most statute law relating to employment is

a.

federal

c.

municipal

b.

provincial/territorial

d.

international labour tribunal

 

 

 

 

 

4. 

What is the basis of the Canada Labour Code's importance in Canada?

a.

governs 73% of all employees

c.

9 out of 10 provinces accept it

b.

overseen by Supreme Court

d.

considered model and pacesetter

 

 

 

 

 

5. 

If an employer sets a requirement that excludes some applicants, what must the requirement legally be?

a.

adverse effect discrimination

c.

duty to accommodate

b.

just cause

d.

bona fide occupational requirement

 

 

 

 

 

6. 

The Charter of Rights and Freedoms makes a special exception to permit programs to help minorities that would otherwise be prohibited as discriminatory. These programs are

a.

"affirmative action"

c.

poisoned work environment

b.

adverse effect discrimination

d.

independent contract

 

 

 

 

 

7. 

Generally speaking, harassment in the workplace means that a person in a position of power forces an employee to do things

a.

that the employee objects to

c.

that stress other employees

b.

that are inappropriate, to keep the job

d.

that involve unfamiliar technology

 

 

 

 

 

8. 

When can an employer not usually hire youths under 16 to work?

a.

school hours

d.

a and b are both right

b.

weekends

e.

a and c are both right

c.

late at night during the week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. 

The collective agreement that a union negotiates with an employer is usually

a.

less than legal employment standards

c.

more than legal employment standards

b.

equal to legal employment standards

d.

in violation of employment standards

 

 

 

 

 

10. 

Why is Canada Customs and Revenue Agency concerned with whether a worker is really self-employed or an employee?

a.

contractor may not be treated fairly

c.

contractor may not be qualified

b.

contractor eligible to deduct tax expenses

d.

all of the above

 

 

 

 

 


 

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