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1

What is the Employment Standards Act?
a) Legislation that tells employers the minimum standards for how to operate their businesses.
b) Legislation that sets out the rights, responsibilities and obligations that employees and employers have within a workplace setting.
c) Legislation that tells employees how to behave in the workplace.

b) Legislation that sets out the rights, responsibilities and obligations that employees and employers have within a workplace setting.

2

What is the Labour Relations Act?
a) An Act that governs the relationship between employees and employers.
b) An Act that governs the relationship between owners and employees.
c) An Act that governs the relationship between unions and employers.

c) An Act that governs the relationship between unions and employers.

3

What is the purpose of the Ontario Human Rights Code?
a) To ensure that all Ontarians have equal rights and opportunities without discrimination in key areas of daily life.
b) To ensure that all Ontarians are treated fairly all the time.
c) To ensure that human rights are respected in Ontario all the time.

a) To ensure that all Ontarians have equal rights and opportunities without discrimination in key areas of daily life.

4

What is the purpose of the Human Rights Tribunal?
a) To provide information on the Ontario Human Rights Code.
b) To help citizens of Ontario understand how the Ontario Human Rights Code works.
c) It hears human rights cases and makes decisions about those cases.

c) It hears human rights cases and makes decisions about those cases.

5

What is one purpose of the Occupation Health and Safety Act?
a) To outline the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees for health and safety.
b) To make employers solely responsible for the health and safety of their employees.
c) To help employees understand how to keep themselves safe in the workplace.

a) To outline the duties and responsibilities of employers and employees for health and safety.

6

What is the purpose of Bill 168: Amendment to the Occupation Health and Safety Act Workplace Violence?
a) To bring attention to the possibility of workplace violence.
b) To define workplace violence and specified worker rights and responsibilities with respect to workplace violence and workplace harassment.
c) To assist employees in identifying workplace violence.

b) To define workplace violence and specified worker rights and responsibilities with respect to workplace violence and workplace harassment.

7

What does copyright apply to?
a) To any intellectual work that someone claims ownership of.
b) To any print material.
c) To all original work that is represented in some fixed material form.

c) To all original work that is represented in some fixed material form.

8

What type of law is the use of company confidential information covered under?
a) Contract law.
b) Public law.
c) Tort law.

a) Contract law.

9

What is the most important criteria when determining whether an employee’s actions are legally considered to be whistleblowing?
a) The employee’s actions must be driven by consideration for the company’s reputation.
b) The employee’s actions must be driven by consideration of his or her job description and responsibilities.
c) The employee’s actions must be driven by professional ethics.

c) The employee’s actions must be driven by professional ethics.

10

What is one possible company approach to the environment with respect to engineering work?
a) A cost-oriented approach in which the company adheres to the environmental regulations as a cost of doing business and nothing more.
b) A crisis-management approach in which the company deals with issues just-in-time as they reach a crisis point.
c) A laissez-faire approach in which the company pays no attention to environmental management.

c) A laissez-faire approach in which the company pays no attention to environmental management.