TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch39

TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch39 - Chapter 39REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT...

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Chapter 39—REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT TRUE/FALSE 1. Employment law is based on a combination of contract law and the law established by courts, law- makers, and administrative agencies. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 2. In older cases, the employer-employee relationship was referred to as the master-servant relationship. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 3. An employee is hired to work under the control of the employer and the employer-employee relation- ship requires the consent of both parties. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 4. Subject to statutory restrictions, parties are free to contract on any terms that they wish. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 5. Collective-bargaining contracts govern the rights of employers and employees only in public sectors of employment relations. ANS: F TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 6. Collective bargaining agreements generally are subject to a ratification vote by the employees. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 7. Grievance procedures established in most collective-bargaining agreements provide a means by which persons claiming the contract has been violated may have their cases decided by impartial third parties. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 8. An employment contract always will state a time or duration for the contract's applicability. ANS: F TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 9. If an employment contract provides that an employee can be fired only for "good cause" or "just cause," a lesser standard for discharge will not be allowed by a court. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 10. Public Policy exceptions to the employment-at-will doctrine only apply to "whistleblowing" situations. ANS: F TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 11. The employment-at-will doctrine stands pretty much as it historically developed and has not been modified by court decisions.
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ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 12. In some states, a "service-letter" statute requires an employer on request to furnish a discharged em- ployee with a letter stating the reason for the discharge. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 13. The duties of an employee are determined primarily by the contract of employment with the employer. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 14. Even without an agreement by the employee not to reveal the employer's trade secrets, an employee is prohibited from disclosing them. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 15. An agreement by an employee to refrain from disclosing trade secrets is binding. ANS: T TOP: AICPA BB-Legal MSC: AACSB Analytic 16. An employer has a "shop right" to use an invention of an employee without payment to the employee if the invention was made during working hours with the employer's material and equipment. ANS: T
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TJ_Comp 20_TB_Ch39 - Chapter 39REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT...

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