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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management Study Guide 1 Chapter 4 1 Name: ____________________________________________ TRUE or FALSE 1. The Privacy Act of 1974 requires federal government agencies to make available information in an individual’s personnel file. ______ 2. The Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 requires federal contractors to actively pursue a drug-free environment. ______ 3. Companies employing 50 or more employees are required to give employees 30 days notice when closing down a plant or laying off large numbers of workers. ______ 4. The Fair Credit Reporting Act of 1971 allows employers to secretly check the credit history of job applicants. ______ 5. Research suggests that discipline should be punitive rather than corrective. ______ 6. If theft in an organization is discovered, an employer has the right to give a polygraph test to every employee to determine the guilty party under the guidelines of the Polygraph Protection Act of 1988. ______ 7. The progressive discipline process starts with a written warning, followed by a suspension, then a written verbal warning, and ending with a dismissal. ______ 8. For total effectiveness, under the hot-stove rule, discipline should be delayed until the periodic performance review between the employee and manager. ______ 9. There is no protection for employees who post comments about employees on Facebook or Blogs. ______ 10. Under new regulations employers are not permitted to electronically monitor employees, unless given permission by the employee to do so. ______ 11. The Genetic Information Discrimination Act protects the privacy of electronic communications as they are being transmitted, like listening to a private phone call or reading an un-opened e-mail. ______
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  • Spring '18
  • Lawrence Vaupel
  • Human Resource Management, Fair Credit Reporting, Credit Reporting Act, written verbal warning

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