Legal Implications - Exercise

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Legal Implications - Exercise

Legal Implications

Duration: 5 minutes.

In this exercise, you will respond to the following questions about the legal implications relating to difficult personalities.


  1. Match the following descriptions with their behaviors that are, or soon may be, illegal by federal or state law:
    1. Descriptions:
      1. Verbal, nonverbal, psychological, physical abuse and humiliation.
      2. When someone fears going to work because of the offensive, intimidating, or oppressive atmosphere generated by the harasser.
      3. Discrimination relating to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetics, age or sex.
    2. Behaviors
      1. Hostile work environment
      2. Bullying
      3. Harassment

  2. Which of the following is not a recourse an employee may have if an issue cannot be resolved directly?
    1. Grievance process per the company's policies and procedures.
    2. Quit the company.
    3. A federal lawsuit, as defined by the Family Medical Leave Act.
    4. Leave of absence with a doctor's determination.

Solution:

Solutions:


  1. i. Verbal, nonverbal, psychological, physical abuse and humiliation, and ii. Bullying
    ii. When someone fears going to work because of the offensive, intimidating, or oppressive atmosphere generated by the harasser, and i. Hostile work environment
    iii. Discrimination relating to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetics, age or sex, and iii. Harassment

  2. A federal lawsuit, as defined by the Family Medical Leave Act.
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