Chap029 - Chapter 029 : The Employer-Employee Relationship...

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Chapter 029 : The Employer-Employee Relationship Chapter 029 : The Employer-Employee Relationship Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. An employer must pay an employee the agreed-upon wage, subject to company policy, union contracts, and government mandates, for his or her services. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 2. The acts of an employee committed while performing duties are not considered as the acts of the employer. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 3. The employee is personally liable for wrongful acts that result in injuries to a third party, whether they are intentional or the result of negligence. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 4. An employee and an independent contractor are one and the same. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 5. Independent contractors are under the direct control of the person who engages them. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False
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6. An employer is responsible for an employee's torts committed within the scope of employment. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 7. The Internal Revenue Service test includes items such as who provides instruction, training, and tools; who sets hours; who determines where the work is performed and the sequence of work; and how payment is made to the worker. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 8. According to the doctrine of employment at will, only the employer may chose to terminate the employee from an employment at any time. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 9. Employment contracts frequently have clauses related to maintaining confidentiality with respect to trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and agreements to arbitrate in the event of a dispute between the parties. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 10. In all the states of the U.S., the provisions contained in an employee handbook are considered as a kind of contract between the employer and the employee. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 11. An employee handbook should contain the information relating to the history of the company, including its mission and philosophy. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False
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12. Information on leaves of absence, jury duty, military leave, and leaves for marriage or religious purposes are not part of the employee handbook. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 13. Employers are asked to provide references for employees who are currently working for them or who have worked for them in the past. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 14. A negative reference by an employer can give rise to two kinds of lawsuits brought by current or former employees. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 15. A current or former employee does not have the right to sue his or her employer for defamation. BT: Knowledge
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Chap029 - Chapter 029 : The Employer-Employee Relationship...

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