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Ch18-TB-BLTE-8e - Chapter18 EmploymentLaw...

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Chapter 18 Employment Law TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. The employment-at-will doctrine is still in widespread use. ANSWER: T PAGE: 547 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Reflective Skill Level: AICPA Legal 2. Firing a worker who refuses to perform an illegal act violates public policy. ANSWER: T PAGE: 548 TYPE: = MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 3. Whistleblower statutes protect employers from workers’ disclosure of the  employer’s wrongdoing. ANSWER: F PAGE: 548 TYPE: = MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 4. Children over fourteen years of age can work in hazardous jobs. ANSWER: F PAGE: 549 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 5. Employers   may   waive   the   overtime   requirements   of   the   Fair   Labor  Standards Act. ANSWER: F PAGE: 550 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 6. State law regulates overtime pay. 17
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18 TEST BANK TO ACCOMPANY BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS ANSWER: F PAGE: 550 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 7. Only the states can  enforce  safety standards governing workplaces. ANSWER: F PAGE: 551 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 8. Only the states can  set  safety standards governing workplaces. ANSWER: F PAGE: 551 TYPE: + MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 9. Employers have no general duty to keep workplaces safe. ANSWER: T PAGE: 551 TYPE: + MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 10. Only   the   federal   government   can   set   safety   standards   governing  workplaces. ANSWER: F PAGE: 551 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 11. Recovery under state workers’ compensation law for an on-the-job injury is  only possible if the injury was caused by the employer’s negligence. ANSWER: F PAGE: 552 TYPE: = MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 12. Employee contributions to pension plans vest immediately. ANSWER: T PAGE: 554 TYPE: + MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 13. All unemployed workers are eligible for unemployment compensation. ANSWER: F PAGE: 554 TYPE: = MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal
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CHAPTER 18: EMPLOYMENT LAW 19 14. Under   federal   law,   only   key   employees   who   take   temporary   family   or  medical leave are entitled to job reinstatement. ANSWER: F PAGE: 556 TYPE: + MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal 15. Supervisors may be subject to personal liability for violations of the Family  and Medical Leave Act of 1993. ANSWER: T PAGE: 556 TYPE: N MISC: AACSB Analytic Skill Level: AICPA Legal
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20 TEST BANK TO ACCOMPANY BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS 16. Under federal law, employers can monitor employees’ personal commu- nications without the employees’ consent. ANSWER:
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