BZ420 Lesson 6 & 7 Exam

Question   1

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Which regulation requires that most private employers continue to make health benefits available to terminated or retired employees and their families for a period of time?

Question options:

Family and Medical Leave Act

Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Comprehensive Omnibus Budget   Reconciliation Act

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability   Act

Question 2

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Which of the following is one of the categories set out by labor law as subject to bargaining?

Question options:

legal bargaining items

permissible bargaining items

non-mandatory bargaining items

benefits-related bargaining items

Question 3

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Fact-finding seeks to end an impasse by __________.

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assisting the principals in   reaching an agreement

studying the issue in a dispute   and making a public recommendation

interpreting existing contract   terms

communicating assessments of the   likelihood of a strike

Question 4

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The Wagner Act __________.

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guaranteed each employee the right   to bargain collectively free from interference, restraint, or coercion

made yellow-dog contracts   unenforceable

provided for secret-ballot   elections for determining whether a firm’s employees would unionize

banned unions from restraining   their employees from or coercing them to exercise their guaranteed bargaining   rights

Question 5

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Permissible bargaining items are __________.

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a part of negotiations through   joint agreement of both management and union

forbidden by law

items which must be negotiated   according to law

all of the above

Question 6

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A(n) __________ strike results from a failure to agree on the terms of a contract.

Question options:

unfair labor practice

wildcat

sympathy

economic

Question 7

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The __________ form of union security means that the employees who do not belong to the union still must pay union dues because the union’s efforts benefit them all.

Question options:

closed shop

union shop

agency shop

open shop

Question 8

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Mediation to __________ is used by negotiators to end an impasse.

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assist the principals in reaching   an agreement

study the issue in a dispute

determine and dictate the   settlement terms

interpret existing contract terms

Question 9

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The decision to unionize may be based on __________.

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fear of job loss

arbitrary management actions

increasing workload

all of the above

Question 10

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Which law gave employers the right to express their views concerning union organization?

Question options:

Norris-LaGuardia Act

Taft-Hartley Act

Gompers Act

Landrum-Griffin Act

Question 11

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Which third-party intervention uses a neutral third party to assist the principals in reaching agreement?

Question options:

fact-finding

mediation

binding arbitration

non-binding arbitration

Question 12

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Which intervention method is the most definitive of all third-party interventions?

Question options:

fact-finding

mediation

binding arbitration

interest arbitration

Question 13

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The term __________ describes statutory or constitutional provisions banning the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment.

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termination at will

right-to-work

open shop

free labor

Question 14

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How many weeks may an employee take as unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act?

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two

four

six

12

Question 15

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Which third-party intervention is commonly used in national emergency disputes?

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fact-finding

mediation

binding arbitration

non-binding arbitration

Question 16

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About __________% of people working in the United States belong to unions.

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5

12

20

45

Question 17

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The Family and Medical Leave Act __________.

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provides guidelines regarding what   rates of return employers should use in computing their pension plan values

ensures that an employer must   grant an employee up to 12 weeks of leave in a 12-month period for the birth   or care of a newborn child; placement of a child for adoption; the care for a   spouse, child, or parent with a serious health condition; or the care for the   employee’s own serious health condition

prohibits an employer’s health   plan from using incentives to encourage employees to leave the hospital after   childbirth after less than the legislatively determined minimum stay

sets minimum requirements for   protecting individuals’ healthcare data accessibility and confidentiality

Question 18

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The closed shop form of union security means that the __________.

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company can hire nonunion people,   but they must then join the union

company can hire only union   members

employees who do not belong to the   union must still pay dues

employees can decide whether to   join the union and only those who join pay dues

Question 19

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Arbitration means ending an impasse by __________.

Question options:

assisting the principals in   reaching an agreement

studying the issue in a dispute

making a public recommendation

giving a third-party the power to   determine and dictate the settlement terms

Question 20

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A contract that allows management to require nonunion membership as a condition for employment is called a __________ contract.

Question options:

yellow dog

scaredy cat

yellow chicken

black dog

Lesson 7

Question 21

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Reduced job efficiency is a possible alcoholism performance issue in which stage of alcoholism?

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advanced

middle

early

lingering

Question 22

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Under the public policy exception to the termination-at-will doctrine, courts have held that __________.

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discharge is wrongful when it is   against an explicit, well-established law

even in the absence of a written   document, an implied contract existed based on representations in the employee   handbook

employers should not fire   employees without good cause

persistent failure to perform   assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job is reason for   dismissal

Question 23

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Ethical behavior starts with __________.

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moral awareness

moral ineptitude

morality

systemic cognitive biases

Question 24

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When an employee’s dismissal does not comply with the law or with the contractual agreement stated or implied by the firm via its employment application forms, employee manuals, or other promises, __________ has occurred.

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mutiny

insubordination

wrongful discharge

emotional hardship

Question 25

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Which of the following is one of the types of privacy violation upheld by courts?

Question options:

intrusion

publication of private matters

appropriation of an employee’s   name for commercial purposes

videotaping in the workplace

Question 26

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Each year there are roughly __________ cases of workplace accidents per 100 full-time workers in the United States.

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1

2

4

9

Question 27

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The basic purpose of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is to __________.

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administer the act and to set and enforce   the safety and health standards that apply to almost all workers in the   United States

assure every person safe and   healthful working conditions and to preserve human resources

provide safe and healthful working   conditions to self-employed persons

prevent the occurrence of   occupational illnesses among all employees

Question 28

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Common clues for identifying potentially violent employees include __________.

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an act of violence off the job

sexually aggressive behavior

chronic complaining and the raising   of frequent, unreasonable grievances

all of the above

Question 29

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All of the following are basic causes of workplace accidents except __________.

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chance occurrences

unsafe conditions

unsafe behavior by employees

weather-related accidents

Question 30

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Which of the following factors contributes to accidents at work?

Question options:

unsafe conditions

safety climate

stress

all of the above

Question 31

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__________ justice refers to fair outcomes.

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Distributive

Procedural

Interactional

Normative

Question 32

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Which of the bases for dismissal is defined as the persistent failure to perform assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job?

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unsatisfactory performance

misconduct

lack of qualifications for job

changed requirements of job

Question 33

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Which of the following is one of the earliest indicators of possible alcoholism in an employee?

Question options:

domestic problems

avoidance of fellow employees

lying

tardiness

Question 34

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Misconduct, one of the bases for dismissal, is defined as __________.

Question options:

the deliberate and willful   violation of the employer’s rules and may include stealing and   insubordination

an employee’s inability to do the   assigned work despite his or her diligence

the persistent failure to perform   assigned duties or to meet prescribed standards on the job

an employee’s inability to do the   work assigned because the nature of the job has changed

Question 35

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Which of the following would be considered OSHA’s top priority for inspection?

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investigating the occurrence of a   fatality

inspecting a site where there is   an imminent danger situation

conducting random inspections and   reinspections

investigating employee complaints   of alleged violations

Question 36

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Which of the following is not a basis for reducing and preventing accidents at work?

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reducing unsafe conditions

reducing unsafe acts

training employees

hiring non-accident-prone workers

Question 37

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When managers identify a trait associated with workplace accidents and then use this trait as part of the selection process for new hires, they are using __________ to reduce unsafe acts.

Question options:

job rotation

screening

training

incentive programs

Question 38

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Under OSHA, employers with __________ or more employees must maintain records of and report occupational injuries and occupational illnesses.

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5

11

25

100

Question 39

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Which department enforces the standards set out in the Occupational Safety and Health Act?

Question options:

Department of Health Services

Department of Labor

Department of Financial Services

Economic Development Department

Question 40

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Which of the following may require respirators?

Question options:

lead-based paint

asbestos

radon

mold

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