Chapter 43_SmithandRoberson14ed_tb

Chapter 43_SmithandRoberson14ed_tb - Chapter 43Employment...

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Chapter 43—Employment Law TRUE/FALSE 1. The Norris-La Guardia Act gave federal courts the power to issue injunctions in nonviolent labor dis- putes. ANS: F PTS: 1 2. The Taft-Hartley Act protects the employer from unfair practices by the union. ANS: T PTS: 1 3. Strand, Inc. is currently engaged in negotiations with one of its major unions. The company is covered by the LMRA. If Strand issues a factually correct statement regarding its financial status along with the opinion of its auditors that meeting the union demands would require the company to close down, it is likely that Strand will be in compliance with the act. ANS: T PTS: 1 4. The Equal Pay Act requires that employees of American Indian ancestry and employees of Italian an- cestry be paid equally for equal work. ANS: F PTS: 1 5. The EEOC allows discrimination in employment because of differences in bona fide occupational qualifications. ANS: T PTS: 1 6. The Rehabilitation Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of handicap in federal programs but does not require federal contractors and agencies to take affirmative action to hire qualified handicapped persons. ANS: F PTS: 1 7. The purpose of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is to require affirmative steps to provide op- portunities for handicapped people in federal programs. ANS: F PTS: 1 8. The Norris-La Guardia Act prohibited “yellow dog contracts,” through which employers coerced their employees into promising they would not join a labor union. ANS: T PTS: 1 9. Social Security programs are funded completely through employer taxes. ANS: F PTS: 1 10. Social Security now has four major benefit programs: OASI, DI, Medicare, and SSI.
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ANS: T PTS: 1 11. Unemployment compensation is funded by federal grants. ANS: F PTS: 1 12. Unemployment insurance is funded by employer taxes; federal taxes generally pay administrative costs and state contributions pay for the actual benefits. ANS: T PTS: 1 13. An employer's interference with the employee's right to bargain collectively is not an unfair labor prac- tice. ANS: F PTS: 1 14. The LMRA prohibits the closed shop, although it permits the existence of a union shop. ANS: T PTS: 1 15. Under the NLRA, an employer can legally refuse to bargain with the union as a means of applying economic pressure. ANS: F PTS: 1 16. Sexual harassment is covered by Title VII. ANS: T PTS: 1 17. Title VII prohibits discrimination based on age. ANS: F PTS: 1 18. Title VII applies only to employers with 15 or more employees. ANS: T PTS: 1 19. A major defense to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act is compliance with a bona fide senior- ity system. ANS: T PTS: 1 20. At common law, an employee cannot be dismissed either with or without cause at any time.
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