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MCQ's +6 essay type-When a union negotiates, with management, on behalf of its members to define and interpret...




Question;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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