Equal Pay Day Quiz

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  • 1. 
    "Equal Pay For Equal Work" expresses the same idea as "Comparable Worth".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Equal Pay Act of 1963 amended what federal law?
    • A. 

      The Civil Rights Act of 1866

    • B. 

      The Civil Rights Act of 1964

    • C. 

      FMLA - The Family and Medical Leave Act

    • D. 

      FLSA - The Fair Labor Standards Act

  • 3. 
    Under the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which of the following is not a valid explanation for a difference in earnings by gender among similar employees?
    • A. 

      Seniority

    • B. 

      Quality of production

    • C. 

      Quantity of production

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    If a wage disparity adverse to women is found among similarly situated workers, the Equal Pay Act of 1963 requires that women's earnings be increased and prohibits decreasing men's earnings.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What is the size of the unadjusted gender pay gap (i.e., the difference between median annual earnings of men and women)?
    • A. 

      77 cents per hour

    • B. 

      23 cents per hour

    • C. 

      15 cents per hour

    • D. 

      8 cents per hour

  • 6. 
    Which of the following employee charateristics explains in part the raw gender wage gap?
    • A. 

      Union status

    • B. 

      Hours worked

    • C. 

      Occupational choice

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    The LIlly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act of 2009 was the first piece of legislation signed into law that reset the statute of limitations for filing a pay discrimination lawsuit with the issuance of each new discriminatory paycheck.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In its current form, The Paycheck Fairness Act would create a competitive grant program for which of the following activities?
    • A. 

      Salary negotiation training for women

    • B. 

      Salary negotiation training for all hiring managers

    • C. 

      Salary negotiation training for hiring managers employed by federal contractors

    • D. 

      Salary negotiation training for pay specialists employed by federal contractors

  • 9. 
    Among the following occupations, which has the smallest difference in median weekly earnings by gender?
    • A. 

      Chief Executives

    • B. 

      Physicians and Surgeons

    • C. 

      Computer Software Engineers

    • D. 

      Computer and Information Systems Managers

  • 10. 
    Which state has the smallest difference in median annual earnings by gender?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Washington, DC

    • C. 

      Illinois

    • D. 

      California