Ashworth college BZ420/ BZ420 Online Exam 7 latest 2016 - 96651

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Question Part 1 of 2 - Lesson 6 Questions 47.5/ 50.0 Points Question 1 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points About __________% of people working in the United States belong to unions. A. 5 B. 12 C. 20 D. 45 Question 2 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points A contract that allows management to require nonunion membership as a condition for employment is called a __________ contract. A. yellow dog B. scaredy cat C. yellow chicken D. black dog Question 3 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which form of arbitration means that both parties are committed to accepting the arbitrator’s decision? A. interest arbitration B. binding arbitration C. nonbinding arbitration D. compulsory arbitration Question 4 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points How many weeks may an employee take as unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act? A. two B. four C. six D. 12 Question 5 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The decision to unionize may be based on __________. A. fear of job loss B. arbitrary management actions C. increasing workload D. all of the above Question 6 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points In which human resource activity does a typical labor agreement give the union a role? A. recruitment B. selection C. dismissal D. all of the above Question 7 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which intervention method is the most definitive of all third-party interventions? A. fact-finding B. mediation C. binding arbitration D. interest arbitration Question 8 of 40 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. A. closed shop B. union shop C. agency shop D. open shop Question 9 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The Wagner Act __________. A. guaranteed each employee the right to bargain collectively free from interference, restraint, or coercion B. made yellow-dog contracts unenforceable C. provided for secret-ballot elections for determining whether a firm’s employees would unionize D. banned unions from restraining their employees from or coercing them to exercise their guaranteed bargaining rights Question 10 of 40 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? A. Family and Medical Leave Act B. Pregnancy Discrimination Act C. Comprehensive Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act D. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Question 11 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The Family and Medical Leave Act __________. A. provides guidelines regarding what rates of return employers should use in computing their pension plan values B. 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 C. 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 D. sets minimum requirements for protecting individuals’ healthcare data accessibility and confidentiality Question 12 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The closed shop form of union security means that the __________. A. company can hire nonunion people, but they must then join the union B. company can hire only union members C. employees who do not belong to the union must still pay dues D. employees can decide whether to join the union and only those who join pay dues Question 13 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The Comprehensive Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act requires most private employers to continue to make health benefits available to terminated or retired employees and their families for a period of time, generally __________. A. six months B. 12 months C. 18 months D. 24 months Question 14 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following is one of the categories set out by labor law as subject to bargaining? A. legal bargaining items B. permissible bargaining items C. non-mandatory bargaining items D. benefits-related bargaining items Question 15 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Fact-finding seeks to end an impasse by __________. A. assisting the principals in reaching an agreement B. studying the issue in a dispute and making a public recommendation C. interpreting existing contract terms D. communicating assessments of the likelihood of a strike Question 16 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The AFL-CIO is a __________. A. voluntary federation of about 56 national and international labor unions made up of many local unions B. local union for automobile workers in Detroit, Michigan C. federation of companies who fight unionization of their plants and facilities D. regional form of the National Labor Relations Board Question 17 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The term __________ describes statutory or constitutional provisions banning the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment. A. termination at will B. right-to-work C. open shop D. free labor Question 18 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which law gave employers the right to express their views concerning union organization? A. Norris-LaGuardia Act B. Taft-Hartley Act C. Gompers Act D. Landrum-Griffin Act Question 19 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points In collective bargaining, an __________ occurs when the parties are unable to move forward toward a settlement. A. impasse B. agreement C. arbitration D. association Question 20 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points The __________ requires employers to treat women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions the same as any employee unable to work, with respect to all benefits, including sick leave and disability benefits and health and medical insurance. A. Family and Medical Leave Act B. Pregnancy Discrimination Act C. Comprehensive Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act D. American Disabilities Act Part 2 of 2 - Lesson 7 Questions 32.5/ 50.0 Points Question 21 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The basic purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to __________. A. administer the act and to set and enforce the safety and health standards that apply to almost all workers in the United States B. assure every person safe and healthful working conditions and to preserve human resources C. provide safe and healthful working conditions to self-employed persons D. prevent the occurrence of occupational illnesses among all employees Question 22 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following is one of the earliest indicators of possible alcoholism in an employee? A. domestic problems B. avoidance of fellow employees C. lying D. tardiness Question 23 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which department enforces the standards set out in the Occupational Safety and Health Act? A. Department of Health Services B. Department of Labor C. Department of Financial Services D. Economic Development Department Question 24 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Misconduct, one of the bases for dismissal, is defined as __________. A. the deliberate and willful violation of the employer’s rules and may include stealing and insubordination B. an employee’s inability to do the assigned work despite his or her diligence C. the persistent failure to perform assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job D. an employee’s inability to do the work assigned because the nature of the job has changed Question 25 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points Under the public policy exception to the termination-at-will doctrine, courts have held that __________. A. discharge is wrongful when it is against an explicit, well-established law B. even in the absence of a written document, an implied contract existed based on representations in the employee handbook C. employers should not fire employees without good cause D. persistent failure to perform assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job is reason for dismissal Question 26 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points Noticeably reduced performance is a possible alcoholism performance issue in which stage of alcoholism? A. advanced B. middle C. early D. lingering Question 27 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points All of the following are basic causes of workplace accidents except __________. A. chance occurrences B. unsafe conditions C. unsafe behavior by employees D. weather-related accidents Question 28 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The principles of conduct governing an individual or a group are referred to as __________. A. judgments B. norms C. ethics D. laws Question 29 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following is not a basis for reducing and preventing accidents at work? A. reducing unsafe conditions B. reducing unsafe acts C. training employees D. hiring non-accident-prone workers Question 30 of 40 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. A. job rotation B. screening C. training D. incentive programs Question 31 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Ethical behavior starts with __________. A. moral awareness B. moral ineptitude C. morality D. systemic cognitive biases Question 32 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points __________ justice refers to fair outcomes. A. Distributive B. Procedural C. Interactional D. Normative Question 33 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points Which of the following is one of the types of privacy violation upheld by courts? A. intrusion B. publication of private matters C. appropriation of an employee’s name for commercial purposes D. videotaping in the workplace Question 34 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points Each year there are roughly __________ cases of workplace accidents per 100 full-time workers in the United States. A. 1 B. 2 C. 4 D. 9 Question 35 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points A norm of the Enron debacle—“It’s not the rules but what employees feel they should do that determines ethical behavior”—is an example of __________. A. organizational culture B. organizational climate C. organizational ethics D. national culture Question 36 of 40 0.0/ 2.5 Points When a complaint indicates the possibility of imminent danger, OSHA conducts an inspection within __________. A. five hours B. 24 hours C. three days D. five days Question 37 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points In which organizational document are an organization’s rules and regulations usually stated? A. employee handbook B. code of ethics C. sexual harassment training guide D. human resource policy manual Question 38 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Under OSHA, employers with __________ or more employees must maintain records of and report occupational injuries and occupational illnesses. A. 5 B. 11 C. 25 D. 100 Question 39 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Common clues for identifying potentially violent employees include __________. A. an act of violence off the job B. sexually aggressive behavior C. chronic complaining and the raising of frequent, unreasonable grievances D. all of the above Question 40 of 40 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? A. unsatisfactory performance B. misconduct C. lack of qualifications for job D. changed requirements of job
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Question

Part 1 of 2 - Lesson 6 Questions 47.5/ 50.0 Points

Question 1 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

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

A. 5

B. 12

C. 20

D. 45

Question 2 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

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

A. yellow dog

B. scaredy cat

C. yellow chicken

D. black dog

Question 3 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

Which form of arbitration means that both parties are committed to accepting the arbitrator’s decision?

A. interest arbitration

B. binding arbitration

C. nonbinding arbitration

D. compulsory arbitration

Question 4 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

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

A. two

B. four

C. six

D. 12

Question 5 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

The decision to unionize may be based on __________.

A. fear of job loss

B. arbitrary management actions

C. increasing workload

D. all of the above

Question 6 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

In which human resource activity does a typical labor agreement give the union a role?

A. recruitment

B. selection

C. dismissal

D. all of the above

Question 7 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

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

A. fact-finding

B. mediation

C. binding arbitration

D. interest arbitration

Question 8 of 40

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.

A. closed shop

B. union shop

C. agency shop

D. open shop

Question 9 of 40

2.5/ 2.5 Points

The Wagner Act __________.

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

B. made yellow-dog contracts unenforceable

C. provided for secret-ballot elections for determining whether a firm’s employees would unionize

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

Question 10 of 40

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?