BZ420 Lesson 6 & 7 Excam SCORE 98 PERCENT

      

Question   1


2.5 / 2.5 points

Which regulation requires that most private employers continue to make health benefits available to terminated or retired employees and their families for a period of time?

Question options:

  


Family and Medical Leave Act

 


Pregnancy Discrimination Act

 


Comprehensive Omnibus Budget   Reconciliation Act

 


Health Insurance Portability and Accountability   Act

 

Question 2


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following is one of the categories set out by labor law as subject to bargaining?

Question options:

  


legal bargaining items

 


permissible bargaining items

 


non-mandatory bargaining items

 


benefits-related bargaining items

 

Question 3


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Fact-finding seeks to end an impasse by __________.

Question options:

  


assisting the principals in   reaching an agreement

 


studying the issue in a dispute   and making a public recommendation

 


interpreting existing contract   terms

 


communicating assessments of the   likelihood of a strike

 

Question 4


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The Wagner Act __________.

Question options:

  


guaranteed each employee the right   to bargain collectively free from interference, restraint, or coercion

 


made yellow-dog contracts   unenforceable

 


provided for secret-ballot   elections for determining whether a firm's employees would unionize

 


banned unions from restraining   their employees from or coercing them to exercise their guaranteed bargaining   rights

 

Question 5


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Permissible bargaining items are __________.

Question options:

  


a part of negotiations through   joint agreement of both management and union

 


forbidden by law

 


items which must be negotiated   according to law

 


all of the above

 

Question 6


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

A(n) __________ strike results from a failure to agree on the terms of a contract.

Question options:

  


unfair labor practice

 


wildcat

 


sympathy

 


economic

 

Question 7


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The __________ form of union security means that the employees who do not belong to the union still must pay union dues because the union's efforts benefit them all.

Question options:

  


closed shop

 


union shop

 


agency shop

 


open shop

 

Question 8


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Mediation to __________ is used by negotiators to end an impasse.

Question options:

  


assist the principals in reaching   an agreement

 


study the issue in a dispute

 


determine and dictate the   settlement terms

 


interpret existing contract terms

 

Question 9


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The decision to unionize may be based on __________.

Question options:

  


fear of job loss

 


arbitrary management actions

 


increasing workload

 


all of the above

 

Question 10


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which law gave employers the right to express their views concerning union organization?

Question options:

  


Norris-LaGuardia Act

 


Taft-Hartley Act

 


Gompers Act

 


Landrum-Griffin Act

 

Question 11


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which third-party intervention uses a neutral third party to assist the principals in reaching agreement?

Question options:

  


fact-finding

 


mediation

 


binding arbitration

 


non-binding arbitration

 

Question 12


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which intervention method is the most definitive of all third-party interventions?

Question options:

  


fact-finding

 


mediation

 


binding arbitration

 


interest arbitration

 

Question 13


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The term __________ describes statutory or constitutional provisions banning the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment.

Question options:

  


termination at will

 


right-to-work

 


open shop

 


free labor

 

Question 14


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

How many weeks may an employee take as unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act?

Question options:

  


two

 


four

 


six

 


12

 

Question 15


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which third-party intervention is commonly used in national emergency disputes?

Question options:

  


fact-finding

 


mediation

 


binding arbitration

 


non-binding arbitration

 

Question 16


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

About __________% of people working in the United States belong to unions.

Question options:

  


5

 


12

 


20

 


45

 

Question 17


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The Family and Medical Leave Act __________.

Question options:

  


provides guidelines regarding what   rates of return employers should use in computing their pension plan values

 


ensures that an employer must   grant an employee up to 12 weeks of leave in a 12-month period for the birth   or care of a newborn child; placement of a child for adoption; the care for a   spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition; or the care for the   employee's own serious health condition

 


prohibits an employer's health   plan from using incentives to encourage employees to leave the hospital after   childbirth after less than the legislatively determined minimum stay

 


sets minimum requirements for   protecting individuals' healthcare data accessibility and confidentiality

 

Question 18


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The closed shop form of union security means that the __________.

Question options:

  


company can hire nonunion people,   but they must then join the union

 


company can hire only union   members

 


employees who do not belong to the   union must still pay dues

 


employees can decide whether to   join the union and only those who join pay dues

 

Question 19


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Arbitration means ending an impasse by __________.

Question options:

  


assisting the principals in   reaching an agreement

 


studying the issue in a dispute

 


making a public recommendation

 


giving a third-party the power to   determine and dictate the settlement terms

 

Question 20


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

A contract that allows management to require nonunion membership as a condition for employment is called a __________ contract.

Question options:

  


yellow dog

 


scaredy cat

 


yellow chicken

 


black dog

 

Lesson 7

   

Question 21


2.5 / 2.5 points

Reduced job efficiency is a possible alcoholism performance issue in which stage of alcoholism?

Question options:

  


advanced

 


middle

 


early

 


lingering

 

Question 22


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Under the public policy exception to the termination-at-will doctrine, courts have held that __________.

Question options:

  


discharge is wrongful when it is   against an explicit, well-established law

 


even in the absence of a written   document, an implied contract existed based on representations in the employee   handbook

 


employers should not fire   employees without good cause

 


persistent failure to perform   assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job is reason for   dismissal

 

Question 23


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Ethical behavior starts with __________.

Question options:

  


moral awareness

 


moral ineptitude

 


morality

 


systemic cognitive biases

 

Question 24


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

When an employee's dismissal does not comply with the law or with the contractual agreement stated or implied by the firm via its employment application forms, employee manuals, or other promises, __________ has occurred.

Question options:

  


mutiny

 


insubordination

 


wrongful discharge

 


emotional hardship

 

Question 25


0 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following is one of the types of privacy violation upheld by courts?

Question options:

  


intrusion

 


publication of private matters

 


appropriation of an employee's   name for commercial purposes

 


videotaping in the workplace

 

Question 26


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Each year there are roughly __________ cases of workplace accidents per 100 full-time workers in the United States.

Question options:

  


1

 


2

 


4

 


9

 

Question 27


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

The basic purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to __________.

Question options:

  


administer the act and to set and enforce   the safety and health standards that apply to almost all workers in the   United States

 


assure every person safe and   healthful working conditions and to preserve human resources

 


provide safe and healthful working   conditions to self-employed persons

 


prevent the occurrence of   occupational illnesses among all employees

 

Question 28


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Common clues for identifying potentially violent employees include __________.

Question options:

  


an act of violence off the job

 


sexually aggressive behavior

 


chronic complaining and the raising   of frequent, unreasonable grievances

 


all of the above

 

Question 29


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

All of the following are basic causes of workplace accidents except __________.

Question options:

  


chance occurrences

 


unsafe conditions

 


unsafe behavior by employees

 


weather-related accidents

 

Question 30


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following factors contributes to accidents at work?

Question options:

  


unsafe conditions

 


safety climate

 


stress

 


all of the above

 

Question 31


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

__________ justice refers to fair outcomes.

Question options:

  


Distributive

 


Procedural

 


Interactional

 


Normative

 

Question 32


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the bases for dismissal is defined as the persistent failure to perform assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job?

Question options:

  


unsatisfactory performance

 


misconduct

 


lack of qualifications for job

 


changed requirements of job

 

Question 33


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following is one of the earliest indicators of possible alcoholism in an employee?

Question options:

  


domestic problems

 


avoidance of fellow employees

 


lying

 


tardiness

 

Question 34


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Misconduct, one of the bases for dismissal, is defined as __________.

Question options:

  


the deliberate and willful   violation of the employer's rules and may include stealing and   insubordination

 


an employee's inability to do the   assigned work despite his or her diligence

 


the persistent failure to perform   assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job

 


an employee's inability to do the   work assigned because the nature of the job has changed

 

Question 35


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following would be considered OSHA's top priority for inspection?

Question options:

  


investigating the occurrence of a   fatality

 


inspecting a site where there is   an imminent danger situation

 


conducting random inspections and   reinspections

 


investigating employee complaints   of alleged violations

 

Question 36


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following is not a basis for reducing and preventing accidents at work?

Question options:

  


reducing unsafe conditions

 


reducing unsafe acts

 


training employees

 


hiring non-accident-prone workers

 

Question 37


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

When managers identify a trait associated with workplace accidents and then use this trait as part of the selection process for new hires, they are using __________ to reduce unsafe acts.

Question options:

  


job rotation

 


screening

 


training

 


incentive programs

 

Question 38


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Under OSHA, employers with __________ or more employees must maintain records of and report occupational injuries and occupational illnesses.

Question options:

  


5

 


11

 


25

 


100

 

Question 39


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which department enforces the standards set out in the Occupational Safety and Health Act?

Question options:

  


Department of Health Services

 


Department of Labor

 


Department of Financial Services

 


Economic Development Department

 

Question 40


2.5 / 2.5 points

       

Which of the following may require respirators?

Question options:

  


lead-based paint

 


asbestos

 


radon

 


mold

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