Ch33-TB1-WBL-10e

Ch33-TB1-WBL-10e - Chapter33 EmploymentandLaborLaw

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Chapter 33 Employment and Labor Law N.B.:   TYPE  indicates that a question is new, modified, or unchanged, as  follows. N A question  new  to this edition of the Test Bank. + A question  modified  from the previous edition of the Test Bank, = A question  included  in the previous edition of the Test Bank. TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. A few states have held that all employment contracts contain an implied  covenant of good faith. ANSWER: T PAGE: 670 TYPE: N 2. There are no exceptions to the employment-at-will doctrine. ANSWER: F PAGE: 670 TYPE: N 3. Firing a worker who refuses to perform an illegal act violates public policy. ANSWER: T PAGE: 671 TYPE: = 4. Whistleblower statutes protect employees who  disclose their employers’  wrongdoing. ANSWER: T PAGE: 671 TYPE: N 77
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78 TEST BANK 1—UNIT SEVEN: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT 5. Children over fourteen years of age can work in hazardous occupations. ANSWER: F PAGE: 672 TYPE: N 6. Federal labor law protects employees’ right to strike. ANSWER: T PAGE: 673 TYPE: + 7. Employees have the right to engage in collective bargaining through elected  representatives. ANSWER: T PAGE: 673  TYPE: + 8. Contracts limiting employees’ rights to join unions are unlawful. ANSWER: T PAGE: 674 TYPE: N 9. A closed shop is a firm that rejects union membership as a condition of  employment. ANSWER: F PAGE: 674 TYPE: + 10. A union shop is a firm that requires union membership as a condition of  employment. ANSWER: F PAGE: 674 TYPE: N 11. Employers can agree with unions not to handle, use, or deal in non-union- produced goods. ANSWER: F PAGE: 674 TYPE: N 12. Only the federal government sets safety standards governing workplaces. ANSWER: F PAGE: 677 TYPE: N 13. In most states, employers who show an ability to pay claims do not need to  buy workers’ compensation insurance. ANSWER: T PAGE: 678 TYPE: =
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CHAPTER 33: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW 79 14. Recovery under state workers’ compensation law for an on-the-job injury is  not possible if the injury was caused by the employer’s negligence. ANSWER: F PAGE: 678 TYPE: + 15. All unemployed workers are eligible for unemployment compensation. ANSWER: F PAGE: 679 TYPE: N 16. Employee contributions to pension plans vest immediately. ANSWER: T PAGE: 679 TYPE: + 17. Under   federal   law,   only   key   employees   who   take   temporary   family   or  medical leave are entitled to job reinstatement. ANSWER: F PAGE: 681 TYPE: = 18. Under federal law, employers can monitor employees’ personal commu- nications without the employees’ consent.
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Ch33-TB1-WBL-10e - Chapter33 EmploymentandLaborLaw

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