Chap030 - Chapter 030 : Employment Law Chapter 030 :...

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Chapter 030 : Employment Law Chapter 030 : Employment Law Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. There are numerous federal and state laws that serve to protect employees from accidents and sicknesses that are job-related. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 2. The fact that an employee is prohibited from suing his or her employer for a work-related injury or illness does not preclude the employee from suing a third party, even if the injury or illness occurred while the employee was on the job. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 3. Employees may sue their employers if it was the employer's intentional or grossly negligent conduct that caused the injury or illness. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 4. Occupational Safety Health Act inspects workplaces to be certain that these worksites comply with safety and health standards. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 5. Discrimination in employment is prohibited on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, but not on place of national origin. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False
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6. Several states have laws making it illegal to discriminate on the basis of age against persons who are over the age of 21. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 7. Persons considered disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act would include individuals who are sight impaired, or who are hearing impaired, or use a wheelchair. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 8. Even if an employer incorrectly believes that an employee has a covered disability, the employee is not protected from discriminatory practices. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 9. Sexual harassment is a form of discrimination on the basis of sex and is illegal under federal law and legal under state law. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 10. Same-sex harassment is not considered to be an illegal practice under many state laws. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 11. If a case of sexual harassment winds up in court, the employer will attempt to defend against the lawsuit by demonstrating that there was no effective sexual harassment program in force. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False
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12. An effective sexual harassment program is one that is in writing and communicated to the employees. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 13. Under federal law, employees do not have a right to form, join, or assist a labor union. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 14. During the negotiation process, the union cannot ensure that the employer bargains in good faith . BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 15. Even in the event that an agreement is not reached between the employer and the union, the union does not have a right to call a strike. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 16. A type of insurance that provides that employees may recover damages for work-related injuries and illnesses without having to prove negligence on the part of the employer is known as: A. workers' compensation. B. provident fund.
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Chap030 - Chapter 030 : Employment Law Chapter 030 :...

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