chp17 - Chapter 17 Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law...

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Chapter 17 Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law TRUE/FALSE QUESTIONS 1. There are no exceptions to the employment-at-will doctrine. ANSWER: F PAGE: 567 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 2. An oral promise that an employer makes to employees regarding discharge  policy may be considered part of an implied contract. ANSWER: T PAGE: 567 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 3. The “whistleblower” doctrine protects employers from workers’ disclosure of  the employer’s wrongdoing. ANSWER: F PAGE: 568 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 4. Firing a worker who refuses to perform an illegal act violates public policy. ANSWER: T PAGE: 568 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 5. Children   under   fourteen   years   of   age   cannot   work   in   hazardous  occupations. ANSWER: T PAGE: 569 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 27
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28           UNIT THREE:  BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT 6. Federal   wage-hour   laws   cover   all   employers   engaged   in   interstate  commerce. ANSWER: T PAGE: 569 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal
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CHAPTER 17:  EMPLOYMENT, IMMIGRATION, AND LABOR LAW           29 7. All employees are entitled to overtime pay. ANSWER: F PAGE: 570 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 8. Under federal law, the term   wages  includes only a set amount of pay ex- pressed in dollars. ANSWER: F PAGE: 570 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 9. Employers who willfully violate safety regulations can be prosecuted under  state criminal laws. ANSWER: T PAGE: 574 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 10. To recover workers’ compensation, an employee must prove that an injury  was the fault of the employer. ANSWER: F PAGE: 575 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 11. An   employee   who   receives   workers’   compensation   can   maintain   a   suit  against the employer for negligence. ANSWER: F PAGE: 575 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 12. The basis for contributions to help pay for an employee’s loss of income on  retirement is the employee’s annual wage base. ANSWER: T PAGE: 575 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal 13. Employers who provide pension plans for retired workers must comply with  certain standards in how the pension funds are invested. ANSWER: T PAGE: 576 TYPE: N NAT: AACSB Analytic AICPA Legal
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30           UNIT THREE:  BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT 14. Most employees can continue the group health benefits provided by their  employers for a limited period of time after the loss of employment. ANSWER:
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