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Law And Work.[print questions]

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938
a) regulated child labor and set the minimum wage.
b) set the minimum wage at $5 per hour.
c) required that 15% of all workers belong to a union.
d) made it difficult for illegal immigrants to find work.

Labor unions organize and bargain for the rights of
a) employers.
b) employees.
c) children under 16 years.
d) parents seeking family or medical leave.

It is illegal to disciminate against a person because of his or her
a) personality.
b) education.
c) race.
d) monthly income.

A law that protects the rights of people with conditions such as blindness is the
a) American with Disabilities Act of 1990.
b) Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993.
c) National Labor Relations Act of 1935.
d) Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Since 1950 the percentage of women in the workforce has
a) fallen slightly.
b) increased slightly.
c) increased greatly.
d) stayed the same.

Divorce, custody battles and personal injury cases are examples of
a) felonies
b) misdemeanors
c) criminal cases
d) civil cases

a person trained in legal matters
a) labor union
b) lawyer
c) Legal Aid Society
d) Employers

a list of charges against a person or business accused of a crime
a) indictment
b) settlement
c) compensatory time
d) criminal law

an order for a person to appear in court
a) indictment
b) settlement
c) summons
d) compensatory time

Works for better wages, benefits and working conditions for workers through collective bargaining
a) Family and Medical Leave Act
b) affirmative action
c) Legal Aid Society
d) Labor unions

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