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Upper BA-361- quiz 7




Question 1.1.Explicit contracts are not enforceable in court if either the employee or employer violates any provisions of the agreement. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 2.2.A third of employers have fired workers for misusing the Internet. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 3.3.Employers can discipline employees for off-duty conduct, however, there must be a relationship between the employee?s behavior and its effect on the organization. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 4.4.Progressive discipline is designed to force an employee to improve his or her performance. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 5.5.In the field of labor relations, unfair labor practices (ULPs) involve violations of safety practices. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 6.6.When the NLRB certifies a union as the bargaining representative, the union is certified for a period of at least three years. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 7.7.Public employee unions contend that denying their legal right to strike reduces their power during collective bargaining. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 8.8.The collective bargaining process may include activities such as strikes and boycotts. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 9.9.Arbitration is the process of creating a collective bargaining agreement. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 10.10.A grievance procedure is a formal representation process that is often considered the heart of a bargaining agreement. (Points: 2);True;False;Question 11.11.Under the employment-at-will doctrine, who can terminate the employment relationship? (Points: 2);only employees;only employers;employees, unions, or employers;employees or employers;Question 12.12.Which of the following does not apply to whistle-blowing? (Points: 2);whistle-blowing is a protected right of employees;employers cannot discharge employees for reporting corporate wrongdoings;employers can discipline, but not discharge employees for reporting corporate wrongdoings;employers may be liable for huge fines if guilty of whistle-blowing charges;Question 13.13.At the second step of a positive discipline system to correct undesirable employee conduct, managers will issue a _______ to employees to improve their unacceptable performance. (Points: 2);warning;reprimand;policy summary;written reminder;Question 14.14.Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures, such as arbitration: (Points: 2);may be required of an employee by an employer in lieu of a lawsuit;are legal only with a collective bargaining agreement in a union environment;propose rather than impose a solution;are prohibited by the Civil Rights Act except with public employees;Question 15.15.The employee complaint process that is most similar to a grievance procedure under a union contract is the: (Points: 2);open-door policy.;hearing officer complaint system.;peer-review system.;step-review system.;Question 16.16.The cornerstone and major benefit of mediation is: (Points: 2);that it is a formal process and therefore easily undertaken.;that the parties involved maintain control over the settlement outcome.;that a mediator can quickly settle a dispute by declaring a resolution.;that the mediator is a representative of management.;Question 17.17.Which of the following is not a major reason employees desire to unionize? (Points: 2);political issues;economical needs;dissatisfaction with management;social and status concerns;Question 18.18.Employees indicate their willingness to be represented by a union by signing a/an: (Points: 2);stipulation card.;agreement card.;authorization card.;selection card.;Question 19.19.According to federal labor laws, which of the following employer acts is absolutely prohibited? (Points: 2);expressing views about the disadvantages of unions;stressing the favorable employee-employer relationship in the past without a union;presenting unfavorable publicity the organizing union has received concerning corruption;threatening employees with the loss of their jobs if they vote to unionize;Question 20.20.Bargaining on all matters concerning rates of pay, wages, hours of employment, and other conditions of employment falls under: (Points: 2);permissive issues;adversarial bargaining;the bargaining zone;mandatory subjects;Question 21.21.Compare and contrast employee rights and employment-at-will. (Points: 5);Question 22.22.Briefly discuss some ways in which employers can avoid wrongful termination lawsuits. (Points: 5)


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