Labor quiz for the week of November 17, 2014

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This Week's Quiz: Fed-up workers at an Amazon warehouse in Arizona are asking the Supreme Court of the United States to 2014.11.17quiz-linerule on a suit they brought against the company: They're demanding they be paid for the time they’re forced to stand in line to leave the warehouse after they’ve already clocked out. The reason they have to stand in line: they’re waiting for a parking lot shuttle; they’re waiting to be searched for shoplifted items; the exit doors open too slowly and close again after each person exits; they have to wait their turn to change their clothes in the locker room. Click here and you could be next week's winner of a labor-themed prize!

Previous Quiz: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the federal agency that enforces antidiscrimination laws in the American workplace. What type of workplace discrimination is the most commonly reported? Answer: Retaliation. In 2013, the EEOC received a record 38,539 charges of retaliation, which include claims of being demoted, discharged, or otherwise denied opportunities on the job because of having complained about discriminatory practices at work. Congrats to Sarai Narvaez of Chapel Hill, NC, this week's quiz winner!