Flora Tucker, a black female, applied for a management position in Ames Department Stores in Seattle. After completing her application and two interviews, she was asked to take a math test and a general aptitude test. As a result of her score, she was disqualified from consideration for the management job. Based on this scenario, argue whether or not you believe that this testing policy is a violation of Title VII. Explain how Title VII protects employees in the workplace and, when an employer can use an Aptitude and/or other tests and how tests are validated.
Daniel, one of your managers for your business, likes to hug employees in the morning and you have advised him against this practice. You have provided him counseling and videos to watch that demonstrate appropriate touching and actions per sexual harassment in the workplace. Daniel is mentally challenged and most employees understand his limitations. Lori, a new employee, files suit for sexual harassment against your business for Daniel’s actions. What forms of sexual harassment discrimination exist today and, identify the required elements Lori would have to prove in civil court to be successful? How does the culpability element help or hinder Lori in her lawsuit?