1. Employees are sometimes recruited and hired through employment agencies.
2. Recruitment methods create the applicant pools from which employees are ultimately selected.
3. Internet applicants can be defin
Chapter 8 Key Terms
1. Technological change- Refers to changes in the production process that result from the
introduction of labor-saving machinery and changes in material handling and workflow.
2. Automation- A type of technological change that goes one
1. The glass ceiling occurs when an invisible, artificial, and attitudinal barrier exists to limit the
access of women and persons of color to higher-level positions.
2. Employment discrimination can be defined as the limitation or
1. The Employment at will doctrine holds that in the absence of a contract promising employment for a
specified amount of time, the employment relationship can be terminated at any time for any reason not
specifically prohibited by law.
Chapter 7 Key terms
1. Degree of labor intensiveness- a measure of the proportion of total operating costs comprised
of labor costs, must also be considered in determining employee wage rates.
2. Job evaluation- a systematic way of determining the value/w
Chapter 11 Key Terms
1. National War Labor Board- was a United States federal agency created in two different
incarnations. In both cases the board's purpose was to arbitrate disputes between workers and
employers in order to ensure labor reliability and
Employment Law Quiz 5
1. The process used to verify information provided by candidates and to determine whether any
disqualifying factors exist is known as:
C) Background checks
2. Whether the employer had a duty to do more to screen
1. A worker may be considered an independent contractor if when performing the work, he controls
how, when, and where it is done and provides his own tools.
2. The common law test is a method used for determining employee status.
Chapter 10 Key terms
1. Grievance- A formally registered complaint; a claim by an employee that a rule or policy has
been misapplied or misinterpreted to the employee's detriment.
2. Employee voice- An individual has an opportunity to offer input into man