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Question 1 When a union negotiates, with management, on behalf of its members to define and interpret employment contracts, it is known as;Answer;mediation.;collective bargaining.;grievance procedure.;arbitration.;Question 2 Concerning unions, evidence shows that;Answer;on average, non-union workers receive higher wages than union workers.;on average, unions have a large negative effect on productivity.;on average, unions have a large negative effect on profits.;on average, non-union workers have a large negative effect on productivity.;Question 3 The right-to-work laws;Answer;require union membership.;restrict employees right to freedom of association.;make unions require membership illegal.;require members who receive union benefits pay union dues.;Question 4 Who of the following does the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protect?;Answer;Organizing and joining unions;Mass picketing, and violent striking;Threatening non-striking employees;Rights of employers and supervisors;Question 5 Which of the following BEST describes a craft union?;Answer;In a craft union, the business representative has a similar job to a union steward.;In a craft union, the members are linked by their work in a particular industry.;In a craft union, the association seeks to advance shared interests of union members.;In a craft union, changing employers is less common than in an industrial union.;Question 6 Decisions about pay structure in global companies affects;Answer;a company's financial and operational requirements.;the cost and availability of qualified workers.;the cost and availability of local workers.;a company's costs and ability to compete.;Question 7 Repatriation is the process of preparing;Answer;employees to work across national and cultural boundaries.;employees to return home from foreign assignments.;immigrants to work under new cultural boundaries.;employees to work within their own national and cultural boundaries.;Question 8 Companies are concerned with union bargaining hurting their;Answer;productivity, benefits, and stock performance.;productivity, profits, and stock performance.;productivity, profits, and management practices.;productivity, benefits, and management practices.;Question 9 Most companies use the balance sheet approach to determine;Answer;a compensation package that reflects the earnings in that country.;a pay level that workers are used to in their own country.;a compensation package for expatriate managers.;a pay level that is similar to the company headquarters.;Question 10 Most day-to-day interaction between labor and management involves the;Answer;national union.;international union.;industrial union.;local union.;Question 1 Which of the following states that employees MUST have a choice about whether to retire?;Answer;Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA);Pension Benefit Guarantee Corporation (PBGC);Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA);Older Workers Benefit Protection Act (OWBPA);Question 2 Which of the following is a retirement plan that is easy to administer, frees employers from investment risks, and specifies the amount invested?;Answer;The cash balance plan;The defined-contribution plan;The defined-benefit plan;The noncontributory plan;Question 3 Which of the following are provided by the Social Security Act and the amendments that were later added by Congress and referred to as Old Age, Survivors, Disability, and Health Insurance (OASDHI)?;Answer;Survivors, disability, hospital, and supplemental medical insurance;Survivors, dismemberment, hospital, and medical insurance;Supplemental, death, hospital, and medical insurance;Supplemental, dismemberment, hospital, and medical insurance;Question 4 Which of the following examples would represent the ethical behavior of an executive?;Answer;Inflate stock prices to receive bonuses and stock options;Boost stock value through efficient operations, and effective leadership;Buying or selling stock based on knowledge about the company's future;Stretching accounting practices to present company performance in the best light;Question 5 By the year 2014, health insurance will NO longer be an optional benefit. Automatic enrollment in health insurance will be required for;Answer;small businesses (up to 25 employees).;medium companies (25-50 employees).;companies with more than 50 employees.;companies with more than 200 employees.;Question 6 Vesting rights are the rights of the;Answer;employee to receive a pension at retirement age regardless of the length of time he/she was employed with the company.;employer to transfer or terminate employees before reaching retirement so they can avoid paying pension benefits.;employee to receive a pension at retirement age as long as he/she was employed for a specified amount of time.;employer to keep employee contributions to pension plans if they leave the company before the specified amount of time.;Question 7 Which of the following is an example of an employee being paid based on a piecework rate?;Answer;A pay increase based on performance appraisal ratings;Being paid extra for work done in less than a specified amount of time;Pay calculated as a percentage of sales;Pay based on the amount of product produced;Question 8 The difference between profit sharing and stock ownership is;Answer;there is more risk involved with profit sharing than with stock ownership.;profit sharing becomes part of a base salary and stock ownership does not.;stock ownership becomes part of a base salary and profit sharing does not.;profit sharing encourages ownership thinking and stock ownership is ownership.;Question 9 In addition to pay, what are some important aspects of making incentives work?;Answer;Performance measures are preset, passed down by upper management and unclear;Employee participation and communication are welcomed, clear, and frequent;Employees participate initially then management makes changes without regard to employees;Performance measures are decided without employee involvement but clearly communicated;Question 10 Which of the following is a legally required benefit an employer must provide?;Answer;Disability insurance;Life insurance;Worker's compensation;Paid leave;1. Compare and contrast the three common types of retirement plans offered by employers, and indicate whether they are contributory or non contributory plans. What are the advantages and disadvantages of each one to the employee and to the employer?;2. You are the HR Supervisor responsible for developing the company objectives that will be listed in the new benefits package. What needs to be considered when selecting employee benefits?;3. List and explain the advantages and disadvantages of incentive pay, and describe how companies can overcome the disadvantages.;4. List and describe the four different approaches to bargaining, and give an example of a situation for each approach.;5. Evaluate the decisions companies face when compensating an international workforce? What factors need to be considered, and how do these decisions affect the company? Provide an example.;6. Why are labor unions formed, what is their purpose, and why has membership seen a decline in recent years?


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