Human Resource Management HRM MCQs

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The Federal Contractors Program applies to...






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Under Ontario’s Pay Equity Act, an employer that has three bargaining units, as well as non-union employees, in its establishment will have... In...






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Under Ontario’s Pay Equity Act, there is a cap on the amount of pay equity adjustments that a private sector employer has to make each year. This ca...






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Ontario’s "equal pay for equal work" requirements are found in the...






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Ontario’s Pay Equity Act is aimed at preventing wage discrimination against women and visible minorities.




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In Ontario, there is no statutory requirement to implement an employment equity program.




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The federal Employment Equity Act covers four designated groups: women, disabled people, visible minorities, and people over the age of 65.




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Effective January 1, 2004, the requirements of PIPEDA applied to all personal information used, collected, or disclosed in Ontario in the course of......






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Which one of the following provinces has not passed privacy legislation that covers personal information in the private sector?






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Under PIPEDA, the only information that relates to an identifiable individual that is not considered "personal information" is information of the type...




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Under PIPEDA, an employer who collects personal information from an employee may use that personal information for any purpose that is legal and work-...




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In Ontario, it is illegal for an employer to conduct video surveillance of an employee in the workplace without the employee’s written consent.




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In non-unionized workplaces, which one of the following steps in the progressive discipline process is often eliminated?






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Condonation refers to a situation where...






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Vicarious liability refers to a situation where...






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The contents of an employer’s employment policy manual automatically apply to all employees but do not cover independent contractors.




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An employer may not terminate an employee for innocent absenteeism.




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The purpose of statutory termination notice or pay in lieu of notice is to...






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The choice of whether an employee who is terminated without legal cause will continue working throughout the notice period or receive pay in lieu of n...






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Susan has worked for XYZ Company as a cashier for 9-1/2 years. Two years ago she quit her job with XYZ to work for a competitor but after only two mon...






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Under current Ontario law, employees in this province are required to retire when they reach 65 years of age.




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Where an employee tenders a resignation but later alleges that the resignation was not voluntary, the onus is on the employee to show that the resigna...




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Under the common law, an employee has a legal obligation to provide reasonable notice of resignation.




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Which of the following is not one of the factors a court will consider in determining what constitutes reasonable notice under the common law for a wr...






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In a wrongful dismissal action under the common law, which of the following is not one of the possible remedies available to a dismissed employee?






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Under which of the following employment statutes is it possible for an employee to be reinstated?






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An employee whose hours of work are unilaterally reduced from 40 hours to 28 hours per week may have a common-law claim against the employer based on....






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In a wrongful dismissal action under the common law, one of the remedies available to the employee is reinstatement.




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An employer that alleges dishonesty as the ground for just cause dismissal may be required to meet a higher standard of proof than a balance of probab...




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Which of the following is not an appropriate source for keeping up-to-date on employment law decisions?