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34.Europe has had high unemployment for years becausea.Europeans would rather be on government welfare than work at routine and boring jobs.b.most new jobs in Europe are of the short-term employment contract type, so workers are frequently laid off.c.employers resist hiring new employees because regulations make it difficult to let them go once they’re hired.d.the poor education system does not provide the European economy with enough skilled workers.35.Gloria, a cashier at the local grocery store, has been switched from the day shift to the graveyard shift. From speaking with her friends on the graveyard shift, Gloria is prepared to expect all of the following EXCEPT36.In which of the following scheduling arrangements do employees work a set number of hours per day but vary starting and ending times?37.Chuck’s office has moved to a ____ arrangement where Monday through Thursday the employees work from 7 until 6, and everyone takes Friday off.38.Cliff and Amanda have come to their boss and to you, the director of HR, with a proposal that they share one job. Cliff wants to return to school and needs the extra time to study and attend classes. Amanda’s husband has become disabled and she needs more time to care for him. All the following issues are relevant to your decision EXCEPTa.
Will denying this request expose the company to an ADA complaint because of Amanda’s husband’s status?b.
Are Cliff and Amanda both competent in performing the job?
Can Cliff and Amanda work effectively together?d.
Can Cliff and Amanda be flexible enough to work more hours when one of them is sick or is on vacation?39.Which of the following statements is TRUE about telecommuting?a.A major problem with telecommuting is that employees tend to slack off since they are not closely supervised.b.Employees must be focused on producing results and less on putting in time.c.The spread of workplace technology is so pervasive that most jobs that are conducive to telecommuting have already been converted.d.A teleworker who works from home is technically considered an independent contractor.