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Upper BA-361- quiz 7




Question;Question 1.1.Explicit contracts are not enforceable in court if either the employee or employer violates any provisions of the agreement. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 2.2.A third of employers have fired workers for misusing the Internet. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 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) TrueFalseQuestion 4.4.Progressive discipline is designed to force an employee to improve his or her performance. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 5.5.In the field of labor relations, unfair labor practices (ULPs) involve violations of safety practices. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 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) TrueFalseQuestion 7.7.Public employee unions contend that denying their legal right to strike reduces their power during collective bargaining. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 8.8.The collective bargaining process may include activities such as strikes and boycotts. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 9.9.Arbitration is the process of creating a collective bargaining agreement. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 10.10.A grievance procedure is a formal representation process that is often considered the heart of a bargaining agreement. (Points: 2) TrueFalseQuestion 11.11.Under the employment-at-will doctrine, who can terminate the employment relationship? (Points: 2) only employeesonly employersemployees, unions, or employersemployees or employersQuestion 12.12.Which of the following does not apply to whistle-blowing? (Points: 2) whistle-blowing is a protected right of employeesemployers cannot discharge employees for reporting corporate wrongdoingsemployers can discipline, but not discharge employees for reporting corporate wrongdoingsemployers may be liable for huge fines if guilty of whistle-blowing chargesQuestion 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) warningreprimandpolicy summarywritten reminderQuestion 14.14.Alternative Dispute Resolution procedures, such as arbitration: (Points: 2) may be required of an employee by an employer in lieu of a lawsuitare legal only with a collective bargaining agreement in a union environmentpropose rather than impose a solutionare prohibited by the Civil Rights Act except with public employeesQuestion 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 issueseconomical needsdissatisfaction with managementsocial and status concernsQuestion 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 unionsstressing the favorable employee-employer relationship in the past without a unionpresenting unfavorable publicity the organizing union has received concerning corruptionthreatening employees with the loss of their jobs if they vote to unionizeQuestion 20.20.Bargaining on all matters concerning rates of pay, wages, hours of employment, and other conditions of employment falls under: (Points: 2) permissive issuesadversarial bargainingthe bargaining zonemandatory subjectsQuestion 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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