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Business Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment: Chapter 20. All Answers

Business Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment: Chapter 20 1. The Fair Labor Standards Act is often called the minimum wage law. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 2. Mining is the industry with the highest fatality rate. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 3. Corporate officers can be held liable for FLSA violations. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 4. FLSA no longer contains provisions on overtime pay. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 5. Child labor protections are part of FLSA. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 6. The Equal Pay Act is an amendment to FLSA. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Equal Pay Act of 1963 : Bloom's: Knowledge 7. The Equal Pay Act is a comparable worth statute. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Equal Pay Act of 1963 : Bloom's: Knowledge 8. Retaliatory conduct against an employee who files a complaint is prohibited under OSHA. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 9. FICA contributions are covered under FLSA. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Social Security : Bloom's: Knowledge 10. ERISA was passed to regulate employee pension and retirement plans. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 11. Unemployment benefits are paid regardless of whether the employee quit or was fired. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Unemployment Compensation : Bloom's: Knowledge 12. In workers' compensation cases, fault is immaterial. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 13. Independent contractors are covered under workers' compensation. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 14. Drug testing of employees is a violation of the FLSA. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 15. Unemployment benefits are administered by the federal government. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Unemployment Compensation : Bloom's: Knowledge 16. The Wagner Act is the National Labor Relations Act. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Wagner Act : Bloom's: Knowledge 17. The NLRA established the NLRB as the enforcement agency for labor laws. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Wagner Act : Bloom's: Knowledge 18. The Taft-Hartley Act is the Labor Management Relations Act. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Taft-Hartley Act: Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947 : Bloom's: Knowledge 19. The Taft-Hartley Act includes the presidential power to invoke a "cooling-off period" in transportation strikes. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Taft-Hartley Act: Labor-Management Relations Act of 1947 : Bloom's: Knowledge 20. The Landrum-Griffin Act is the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Landrum-Griffin Act: Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 : Bloom's: Knowledge 21. The Landrum-Griffin Act contains a bill of rights for union members. a. b. : : 1 : Easy : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Landrum-Griffin Act: Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 : Bloom's: Knowledge 22. Collective bargaining units are determined by employees. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Knowledge 23. Collective bargaining units generally consist of employees who do the same work. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Knowledge 24. The legal trend in overtime pay requirements is to expand the number of employees covered. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 25. A certified union has the exclusive right to represent employees in contract negotiations. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Knowledge 26. An election for a union cannot be held more than once every 12 months. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Knowledge 27. Only employers are subject to the NLRA's good-faith bargaining requirement. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Knowledge 28. Wages and hours are examples of mandatory subjects for good-faith bargaining. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Knowledge 29. Failure to bargain on a mandatory subject matter is an unfair labor practice. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Knowledge 30. Picketing is a permissible economic weapon. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Protected Concerted Activities : Bloom's: Knowledge 31. Featherbedding is payment for work not actually performed and is an unfair labor practice. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Unfair Employee Practices : Bloom's: Knowledge 32. Threatening a job loss for joining a union is an unfair labor practice for employers. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Employer Rights : Bloom's: Knowledge 33. Promising promotions for not joining a union is an unfair labor practice. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Employer Rights : Bloom's: Knowledge 34. Right-to-work states outlaw closed shops. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Right-to-Work Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 35. Plant closings are always unfair labor practices. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Economic Weapons of Employers : Bloom's: Knowledge 36. The largest OSHA fine was $870 million given to BP for a Texas refinery’s violations. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 37. Workers' compensation systems are administered by the federal government. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 38. Under workers' compensation systems, fault is immaterial. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 39. Workers' compensation systems cover only physical injuries not problems stemming from stress. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 40. Workers' compensation systems cover independent contractors. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 41. Unscheduled injuries in workers' compensation systems are not covered by the systems. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 42. Employee evaluation systems that rank employees in tiers for purposes of raises and termination violate the Fair Labor Standards Act. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 43. The use of company e-mail by union organizers remains an unresolved issue. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Union Organizing Efforts and Social Media : Bloom's: Knowledge 44. The USA Patriot Act imposes stricter standards for employers and deportation. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 45. The Department of Homeland Security has a cabinet-level head. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 46. The I-9 is the form employers must have for non-citizen employees. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 47. The I-9 is the green card. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 48. The U.S. Department of Labor prohibits U.S. companies from using child labor in all countries. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Working Conditions and International Labor Law : Bloom's: Knowledge 49. The overtime pay provisions of the FLSA are now broader because of rule interpretations by the Department of Labor. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 50. States do not limit the length of time a person can receive disability payments. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 51. Keeping two sets of books on employee hours worked and payment made is sufficient to hold principals liable for an FLSA violation. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 52. The Pension Reform Act requires all employers to have pension plans for their employees. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 53. The Pension Reform Act changed both the funding and accounting requirements for employer-sponsored pension plans. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 54. The Pension Reform Act was passed in response to company bankruptcies that discharged their pension plan obligations. a. b. : : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Private Retirement Plans 55. Which federal law provides for unemployment compensation? a. FLSA b. OSHA c. ERISA d. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Unemployment Compensation : Bloom's: Knowledge 56. Which federal law regulates minimum wage? a. FLSA b. OSHA c. ERISA d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 57. When is a warrant required for an OSHA search? a. only when a complaint has been filed b. only when a random inspection is being conducted c. both a and b d. none of the above : c : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 58. Which firms are covered under FLSA? a. hotels b. retail businesses c. restaurants d. All of the above are covered. : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 59. Which employees are exempt under FLSA? a. agricultural employees b. professions of law and medicine c. executives and administrators d. All of the above are exempt. : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : CPA Exam : Bloom's: Knowledge 60. Which protection is not part of FLSA? a. minimum wage b. maximum hours c. retirement benefits d. All of the above are protections. : c : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 61. Child labor protections: a. are part of FLSA. b. apply only to children under age 16. c. both a and b d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 62. The Equal Pay Act: a. prohibits merit systems. b. prohibits seniority systems. c. is a comparable worth statute. d. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Equal Pay Act of 1963 : Bloom's: Knowledge 63. OSHA: a. is the agency responsible for ensuring safety in the workplace. b. has no inspection authority. c. covers employers with three or more employees. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 64. Under OSHA, random inspections are permitted if: a. announced. b. a warrant is obtained. c. there has been a complaint. d. none of the above : b : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 65. ERISA applies: a. to any medical, retirement, or income-deferral plan. b. to businesses with three or more employees. c. only to employees not seeking Social Security benefits. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 66. Unemployment benefits: a. are paid regardless of the reason for termination of employment. b. are paid from FICA contributions. c. cannot be regulated by the state. d. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Unemployment Compensation : Bloom's: Knowledge 67. Workers' compensation programs are: a. applicable to injuries in the scope of employment. b. no-fault programs. c. supported by FICA. d. a and b only : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 68. Under workers' compensation: a. the employee loses the right to litigation against the employer for covered incidents. b. employee fault controls compensation. c. injuries by fellow employees are not covered. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 69. Independent contractors are: a. not covered under workers' compensation. b. defined under workers' compensation laws the same way as they are defined under agency law. c. not employees. d. all of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 70. ERISA: a. requires all employers to have a pension plan. b. dictates the types of investments employers can make with pension plan funds. c. regulates employer-sponsored pension funds. d. none of the above : c : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 71. Overtime pay provisions: a. do not apply to executive and administrative personnel. b. do not apply if the minimum wage is paid. c. apply only to federal contractors. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 72. John Smith is injured at work when he and another employee hold forklift races during their lunch hour at the warehouse where they work. All workers had been repeatedly warned about using the forklifts for such activity. Which of the following statements is ? a. John's injuries will not be covered under workers' compensation because of his negligence. b. John's injuries will be covered under workers' compensation. c. John's injuries will not be covered because he violated company rules in doing the races. d. none of the above : b : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 73. Ralph Quest is an air traffic controller who has had significant problems with high blood pressure. He has changed his diet, takes medication, and the problem persists. His doctor has recommended that Quest find other employment because his job is causing his high blood pressure and continuing to work at the job will lead to a massive heart attack. Ralph has no training for any other job. Which of the following statements is ? a. Ralph has a job-related injury that will be covered under workers' compensation. b. Ralph has a medical problem that will not be covered. c. Ralph will need to have a heart attack before he qualifies as disabled. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 74. Which type of visa allows companies to make intracompany transfers of employees working in other countries and will be on temporary assignment? a. H-1 b. H-1B c. HIV-1 d. L-1 : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 75. Which is the most recent statute to be enacted? a. FLSA b. ERISA c. OSHA d. workers' compensation statutes : b : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 76. Overtime pay is computed on a: a. monthly basis. b. daily basis. c. weekly basis. d. none of the above : c : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 77. The minimum wage under FLSA: a. applies to all employees. b. does not apply to employees between ages 16 and 18. c. has not increased since 1968. d. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Knowledge 78. Which of the following violates the Equal Pay Act? a. a seniority system b. merit pay systems c. pay based on longevity of employment d. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Equal Pay Act of 1963 : Bloom's: Knowledge 79. Ralph Pew is the president of a small corporation, Yogurt for You, Inc. The company has two yogurt stores in malls in Mesa, Arizona. There were 22 employees in the stores in 1993. Pew, facing business startup costs, did not pay Yogurt for You's portion of the Social Security taxes (employees did have their shares withheld). Who is liable for the missing taxes? a. Yogurt for You b. Ralph Pew c. all officers of Yogurt for You d. all of the above : d : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Social Security : Bloom's: Application 80. Which of the following is not a function of OSHA? a. promulgating safety standards for the workplace b. conducting random inspections of workplaces c. responding to employee complaints d. All of the above are functions of OSHA. : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 81. Unemployment benefits are not collectable when: a. an employee leaves a job voluntarily because of pregnancy. b. an individual is involuntarily terminated from his/her job. c. you are seeking employment. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Unemployment Compensation : Bloom's: Application 82. An employee who is raped at the employer's plant site while on the job is: a. covered by workers' compensation. b. not covered by workers' compensation and could recover damages only from the perpetrator. c. not covered by workers' compensation and could recover damages from the employer. d. none of the above : c : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 83. Which of the following kinds of worker must be paid the minimum wage rate? a. Cooks b. Housekeepers c. Full-time babysitters d. All of the these : d : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Application 84. The Norris-LaGuardia Act is: a. also known as the Anti-Injunction Act. b. is the National Labor Relations Act. c. was declared unconstitutional. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Norris-LaGuardia Act of 1932 (Anti-Injunction Act) : Bloom's: Knowledge 85. The National Labor Relations Act: a. is also known as the Wagner Act. b. is also known as the Landrum-Griffin Act. c. gives management a bill of rights. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Wagner Act : Bloom's: Knowledge 86. A collective bargaining unit: a. must be exclusively within one business. b. must consist of workers who perform the same functions. c. is determined by the union. d. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Knowledge 87. Which is not a mandatory subject matter for good-faith bargaining? a. wages b. hours c. vacations d. merit pay e. All of the above are mandatory subject matters. : e : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Knowledge 88. Which is not a mandatory subject matter for good-faith bargaining? a. seniority b. insurance c. pension plans d. strike vote e. All of the above are mandatory subject matters. : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Knowledge 89. Which of the following is the top OSHA violation type from the 2012 OSHA inspections? a. Machine guards b. Scaffolding issues c. Fall protection d. Electrical systems : c : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Application 90. Right-to-work statutes: a. are prohibited by federal law. b. outlaw closed shops. c. existed prior to federal laws on unionization but not today. d. none of the above : b : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Right-to-Work Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 91. Radio Electronics' plant in Mississippi held a union election on January 3, 2016, and the United Electronics Workers was certified as the collective bargaining agent for the plant. Many of the workers (42 percent) are dissatisfied with the result and feel that if they stage a better campaign, the election results will be different. How quickly can these workers demand an election? a. January 4, 2016 b. 30 days from January 3, 2016 c. one year from January 3, 2016 d. none of the above : c : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Application 92. Which of the following is an unfair labor practice? a. stopping distribution of union flyers off company property during nonworking hours b. picketing c. strike d. All of the above are unfair labor practices. : a : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Employer Rights : Bloom's: Application 93. U.S. companies that operate plants in other countries: a. are required to comply with OSHA standards outside the United States if they are incorporated in the United States. b. are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act if they have 15 or more employees in the United States. c. must apply for exemptions from the National Labor Relations Act prior to opening factories in other countries. d. are exempt from U.S. labor laws there if they close plant operations in the United States. e. none of the above : e : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : International Issues in Labor : Bloom's: Knowledge 94. If a union is certified by workers in a plant, what is the least amount of time before another union election can be held? a. the next day because the right to organize is ongoing b. in six months c. five years d. twelve months e. none of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Unionization Process : Bloom's: Knowledge 95. On which federal statute do states base their right-to-work laws? a. Taft-Hartley b. Fair Labor Standards Act c. ERISA d. OSHA e. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Right-to-Work Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 96. Enron employees had much of their retirement plan invested in Enron stock. One of the company's former employees has said, "There was something wrong with the way this whole thing was handled. There must be some federal law that gives us protection." Which federal statute covers such retirement plans? a. Social Security Act b. ERISA c. OSHA d. Taft-Hartley e. none of the above : b : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 97. Jake Barnett was injured at work one day when the forklift he was operating malfunctioned. The forklift was new, having just been purchased by Jake's employer one month prior to his accident. Jake wants to recover for his medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering. a. Jake can file suit and recover from his employer. b. Jake can file suit and recover from the forklift manufacturer. c. Jake can file suit and recover from the forklift manufacturer, but he will first have to reimburse his employer for any workers' compensation benefits. d. Jake has no right of suit against either his employer or the forklift manufacturer. e. none of the above : c : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 98. The Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996: a. increased the number of crimes that constituted grounds for deportation. b. was declared unconstitutional. c. increased the defenses to deportation. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 99. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security: a. includes INS. b. includes customs. c. was created by the USA Patriot Act. d. all of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 100. The American Competitive and Workforce Investment Act of 1998: a. limited the number of skilled workers allowed to enter the U.S. b. increased the number of highly skilled workers allowed to enter the U.S. c. prohibited the movement of U.S. factories overseas. d. none of the above : b : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 101. The USA Patriot Act: a. created a cabinet level position for immigration enforcement issues. b. has been declared unconstitutional. c. requires warnings to workers before factories can be closed. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 102. For international labor practices, the U.S. Department of Labor recommends: a. a code of conduct. b. monitoring of subcontractors. c. more uniform standards across countries. d. all of the above : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : New Trends in Managing International Wage and Safety Standards : Bloom's: Knowledge 103. The American Competiveness in the 21st Century Act: a. prohibits U.S. employers from terminating U.S. workers after hiring immigrants as employers. b. prohibits U.S. employers from hiring immigrants as employers. c. allows U.S. employers to terminate U.S. employees and hire immigrant employees if necessary to remain competitive. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 104. The Department of Homeland Security: a. has been disbanded. b. is now responsible for immigration issues. c. is not a cabinet level department. d. none of the above : b : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 105. ICE is: a. disbanded under changes to immigration law. b. the agency responsible for immigration and customs enforcement. c. is part of the Department of Homeland Security. d. both b and c : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 106. A form I-9 is required: a. of all employees who do not have proof of U.S. Citizenship. b. of all employees. c. of all employees who have an accent. d. none of the above : a : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Immigration Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 107. Arleen Ray is starting a new business. She will operate a children's clothing store and will need to cover the store with sales help from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM Monday through Friday and from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Saturdays and Sundays. She has several questions about her yet-to-be work force. (a) What is the maximum number of hours each employee can work? (b) When will she be required to pay overtime? (c) What is the minimum wage requirement? (d) Will the employees be covered under state workers' compensation laws? (e) Will Arleen be required to handle withholding for the employees? : Under the FLSA, the maximum number of hours without overtime is 40. After that number of hours, Arleen will need to pay 1 1/2 times the pay rate per hour. The employees will be under state workers' compensation and Arleen will have to handle withholding. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Application 108. Susan McIntyre is employed by the Huff Corporation as a crane operator. During the course of operating the crane, Susan was injured when the cable swung back and shattered the glass in the operating booth. The investigation revealed that Susan was operating the crane improperly. Can Susan still recover for her injuries? How? : Workers' compensation; fault is not an issue; Susan recovers according to a schedule of injuries. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 109. List and describe all of the basic statutory protections for workers. : FLSA - minimum wage, overtime, child labor; ERISA - retirement income protections and disclosures; Equal Pay Act - equal pay for equal work; OSHA - job safety; FICA - unemployment insurance; workers' compensation - job injuries. : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Wages and Hours Protection Workplace Safety Employee Pensions, Retirement, and Social Security : Bloom's: Knowledge 110. Describe the characteristics of a workers' compensation system. : Fault is immaterial; a schedule dictates payments; employee can't bring suit; government agency administers; must be an injury in the scope of employment. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Knowledge 111. Discuss the leading causes of occupational injuries. : The leading causes of occupational injuries are, in order, highway and transportation accidents, contact with objects and equipment, assaults and violence, falls, exposure to substances and environment, and fire and explosions. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Comprehension 112. Describe the employer requirements under ERISA. : Employer must have a fiduciary act as the responsible party for the pension investments; must disclose on an annual basis the amount the employee has in the plan and what that means in terms of retirement benefits; employer use of funds is restricted. : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Private Retirement Plans : Bloom's: Knowledge 113. What protections does the Equal Pay Act provide? : Guarantees equal pay for men and women doing the same jobs; does not guarantee equal pay for comparable jobs; it is not a comparable worth statute. : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : The Equal Pay Act of 1963 : Bloom's: Knowledge 114. A word processor at a large defense contractor's plant is injured when she slips and falls in one of the corridors of the plant. After the accident, it was discovered that the floor had recently been mopped, but no sign had been placed to warn employees of the wet floor. The word processor wants to sue her employer for its negligence. Can she do so? : No - she is covered under workers' compensation and will have to accept whatever is provided for her injuries. She was injured while at work and fault and negligence are immaterial - it is a universal coverage statute. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 115. Maine Central Railroad had a labor dispute with its employees and their Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees (BMWE). Roughly 300 of its 400 employees belonged to BMWE. The strike of BMWE slowed traffic on Maine Central's lines. However, the traffic was transferred to Guilford Transportation Industries Lines. Guilford is the parent company of Maine Central. BMWE workers then refused to put rerouted traffic on Guilford lines. Guilford claims this is an unfair labor practice. Discuss. : In Burlington Northern v. BMWE, 481 U.S. 429 (1987), the U.S. Supreme Court held it was not a secondary boycott; it was all the same company. Not an unfair labor practice. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Economic Weapons of Employers : Bloom's: Application 116. For over 30 years, Sterlingware operated a textile dyeing and finishing plant in Fall River, Massachusetts. During those 30 years, Sterlingware's employees had been represented by United Textile Workers of America. In 1982, Sterlingware sold out to one of its customers, Marcamy Sales. The employees claim Marcamy must continue to honor their collective bargaining agreement. Are they correct? : In Fall River Dyeing and Finishing Corp. v. NLRB, 482 U.S. 27 (1987), the court held yes; otherwise transfers could eliminate union agreements. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Application 117. Charles Goodman has filed a suit against his employer for violation of Title VII but has also joined the union in the suit because the union agreement resulted in the discrimination. Is the issue a subject matter for collective bargaining? Can the union be held liable? : In Goodman v. Lukens, 482 U.S. 656 (1987), the court held yes to both; unions are subject to Title VII restrictions. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Union Contract Negotiations : Bloom's: Application 118. Discuss the propriety of each of the following actions by management: a. offering employees a bonus of one week's vacation just prior to an election b. threatening bankruptcy if a union is approved c. sending a management person to a labor meeting : a. Probably unfair if the benefit will not continue. b. Probably unfair; like threatening a shutdown. c. Definitely unfair. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Employer Rights : Bloom's: Application 119. Al Hunt was an engineer with the State Department of Transportation. While surveying a segment of highway, Mr. Hunt was injured when a motorist did not honor the "Slow" and "Caution" signs posted for 1/2 mile before the survey location. Mr. Hunt's leg is permanently damaged and he has missed 3 months of work in recovery and therapy. Can Hunt recover from the State Department of Transportation? What are his rights against the motorist? : Hunt is under workers' comp and can't sue his employer but will have statutory benefits. He can sue and recover from the motorist but must first pay back the workers' comp system before his recovery. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Application 120. Discuss when OSHA will find willful violations. : OSHA will find willful violations (meaning more costly fines) for such things as when employers have been warned of problems and have not fixed them, over-zealous cost-cutting in maintenance and safety budgets, antiquated equipment, fatigued employees, and undue production pressures. : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 121. Describe the types and sliding scales of penalties under OSHA. : The penalties for OSHA violations include fines and imprisonment. The level of penalty is determined by whether the violations are intentional and whether they are repeat violations. For example, an employer who is aware of a violation or if the violation is a repeat violation, then the penalty includes imprisonment. : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Analytic : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Legal : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Knowledge 122. Liz Bonham has a pension plan through her employer. Give a list of her rights and her employer’s obligations under the plan. : Her employer must follow accounting and funding rules under the federal laws and regulations. Liz has certain vesting rights in the pension. Liz has rights on annual statements. Liz also has certain federal guarantees on the plan. : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Employee Pensions, Retirement, and Social Security : Bloom's: Application 123. Stephen H. Grabowski sustained injuries when his fellow employees, William Mangler, David Smith, and Joseph Ziemba, detained Grabowski in a bathroom, brought him to the ground, and wrapped him, from ankles to shoulders, in duct tape. Grabowski suffered both physical injuries, which required surgery on his lower back and right knee, and post-traumatic stress, which required counseling. Grabowski has since received over $300,000 in workers' compensation for his injuries. He has brought suit against the three men to recover for the damages he has experienced beyond what worker’s compensation covered. Which of the following is correct? a. There can be no recovery from third parties when there is a worker’s compensation claim. b. There can be no recovery for horseplay in the workplace, even under worker’s compensation. c. If there is recovery, Grabowski must first reimburse the worker’s compensation fund for payments received to date. d. There is no third-party liability in workplace injuries, regardless of how they occurred. : c : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workers' Compensation Laws : Bloom's: Synthesis 124. Inspectors from OSHA arrived at the Upper Big Branch mine for a surprise inspection. Which of the following is correct? a. The managers at the mine can demand that OSHA obtain a warrant. b. The managers can give voluntary consent for their inspection. c. The managers can accompany the inspectors during their inspection. d. All of the above are correct. : d : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Workplace Safety : Bloom's: Synthesis 125. Erica has worked the following hours at her job as a waiter at a local restaurant: Week One - 28 hours Week Two - 47 hours Week Three - 40 Hours Week Four - 39 hours Which of the following statements is correct? a. Erica is owed 7 hours of overtime pay. b. Erica is owed no money for overtime pay because her average hours per week are below 40. c. Wait staff are not entitled to overtime compensation because of their tips. d. Erica is owed compensation for the failure of her employer to give her the agreed-for 40 hours per week. : a : 1 : Challenging : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) : Bloom's: Synthesis 126. Which of the following would be entitled to unemployment compensation? a. Jan, who quit her job to attend school full time. b. Elise, who quit her job because her employer reduced her hours to 29 per week. c. Alfred, who quit to care for his newborn son. d. Jack, who was fired for being tardy for work too often. : d : 1 : Moderate : United States - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking: Re - BUSPROG: Reflective Thinking : United States - OH - AICPA: BB-Critical Thinking : Unemployment Compensation : Bloom's: Synthesis

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