Course Human Resource Management
Test Quiz 8
   
   
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  • Question 1

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Dismissal for just cause means that
Selected Answer: 2. employees may be dismissed only for valid, job-related reasons, such as poor performance.
  • Question 2

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The employment-at-will rule is based on the idea that an employee may quit at any time, without notice, and for any reason.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 3

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Management can replace striking workers with new employees
Selected Answer: 1. during an economic strike, that is, a strike over wages, hours, or working conditions.
  • Question 4

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Under the Privacy Act of 1974,
Selected Answer: 1. controlled access to records and confidentiality are guaranteed to all employees.
  • Question 5

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Productivity bargaining is
Selected Answer: 1. an approach that ties wage increases to the union’s acceptance of more efficient work practices.
  • Question 6

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For all workers, joining a union is voluntary.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 7

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Contract rights refer to an employee’s right to moonlight or take a second job.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 8

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The basic unit of union organization is
Selected Answer: 5. the local.
  • Question 9

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The employment-at-will rule does not apply when
Selected Answer: 4. dismissal constitutes discrimination.
  • Question 10

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A shop steward is elected from among the workers to participate in resolving grievances and to work on negotiating the labor contract in
Selected Answer: 1. an industrial union.
  • Question 11

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A labor union is an organization that bargains for employees over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 12

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Age harassment violates the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 as well as the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 13

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The union steward in a craft union negotiates and administers the contract.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 14

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Employees who speak out against their employers’ illegal, immoral, or irresponsible practices are protected by the federal “whistle-blower” law.
Selected Answer: 1. True
  • Question 15

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Closed door policy gives employees access to their superiors so that problems can be brought into the open and resolved in a mutually satisfying way.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 16

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Employers are not responsible for unwanted sexual advances one employee makes on another.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 17

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Which type of union is composed of workers who possess the same skill or perform essentially the same task or function?
Selected Answer: 2. Craft
  • Question 18

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Under collective-bargaining agreements, contract rights
Selected Answer: 4. include the right to file grievances, and they also give protection against dismissal without just cause.
  • Question 19

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It is perfectly legal for one side to withhold data from negotiations if it feels such data would weaken its bargaining position.
Selected Answer: 2. False
  • Question 20

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Jill refused to go out with her supervisor, although he repeatedly implied that she would not get the sales manager’s position until she did. This is
Selected Answer: 5. sexual harassment and therefore discriminatory.