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Exam SPHR topic 4 question 58 discussion

Actual exam question from HRCI's SPHR
Question #: 58
Topic #: 4
[All SPHR Questions]

You are the Senior HR Professional for your organization and you're leading a workshop on HR practices for your department. Your first topic is the Davis Bacon
Act. What did the Davis Bacon Act accomplish?

  • A. It established the minimum retirement age of 65.
  • B. It established the minimum working age to be 15.
  • C. It was the first legislation to regulate minimum wages.
  • D. It abolished the requirements for workers to be forced to retire.
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Suggested Answer: C 🗳️
Answer option C is correct.
The Davis Bacon Act in 1931 was the first piece of legislation to establish the minimum wage.
Answer options A and D are incorrect. The Davis Bacon Act did not address the retirement age.
Answer option B is incorrect. The Davis Bacon Act did not establish the minimum age to allow people to begin employment.
Certification Guide, HR Certification Institute, ISBN: 978-1-586-44149-4, Section III, The US Body of Knowledge.
Chapter: Compensation and Benefits
Objective: Total Rewards Defined


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2 years ago
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