Legal Employment Decisions Quiz

6 Questions | Total Attempts: 39

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Select the best answer for each of the following groups of characteristics. Which, if any, are protected by law in Michigan and/or the United States? Disclaimer: (1) A web quiz is never and can never substitute for current, competent counsel. This is offered only as an introductory guide without claim, or liability for use of incorrect nor correct information. (2) Some laws only apply to employers with a certain minimum number of employees. And, yes, the number varies based on each law. Afterwards review your answers and get more information on each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Are these characteristics "protected" (protected means cannot be used as a basis for an employment decision such as hiring, promotion or termination) by law in Michigan and/or the United States?  Color, National Origin and Race
    • A. 

      Michigan only

    • B. 

      Federal only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 2. 
    Are these characteristics protected by law in Michigan and/or the United States?  Sexual Orientation (gender identity or expression)
    • A. 

      Michigan only

    • B. 

      Federal only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 3. 
    Is this characteristic protected by law in Michigan and/or the United States?  Age if 40 or older
    • A. 

      Michigan only

    • B. 

      Federal only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 4. 
    Is this protected by law in Michigan and/or the United States?  Protection from "retaliation" after good faith effort to make a claim of discrimination or harassment
    • A. 

      Federal only

    • B. 

      Michigan only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Is this characteristic protected by law in Michigan and/or the United States?  Genetic information
    • A. 

      Michigan only

    • B. 

      Federal only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Michigan only

    • B. 

      Federal only

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      Neither

    • E. 

      None of the above -- meaning there are different answers for these different characteristics