U.S Labor Union & Business Law – Business & Management

U.S Labor Union & Business Law – Business & Management

This quiz is about U.S labor union and business law of business and management.


 The U.S. Supreme Court recognized feather bedding arguments between labor unions and management as a legitimate outcome of collective bargaining when it reversed a national labor relations board ruling that the rules of container was legal

True


The same union cannot represent all the workers at a single company.

False 


 Employers are required to establish retirement plans for their employees.

False


 Accidents can happen while the employee is at an off-premises restaurant during his or her personal lunch hour are covered under worker’s compensation.

False


Discrimination often takes the form of different pay scales for men and women performing the same job.

True 


 Reverse discrimination can happen against a group that is usually thought of as a majority.

True


The test of whether an employee can recover under worker’s compensation is whether the injury resulted from the negligence of the employer

False 


 Worker’s compensation is an exclusive remedy.

True


An employee injured on the job can sue third parties in addition to recovering worker’s compensation for workplace injuries caused by third parties.

True 


 The Occupational Safety and Health Act does not apply to government employers.

True


Decisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission are appealable to states intermediate courts of appeal.

False 


 The American Federation of Labor was formed decades before the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

True


Administrative agencies can have executive or legislative powers, but not judicial powers.

False 


Administrative law judges reach their decisions without the assistance of a jury for fact-finding.

True 


 A review within an administrative agency of a decision by an administrative law judge can result in new findings of law, but not new findings of fact.

False


The sale of tobacco products is regulated as a drug by the Food and Drug Administration.

True 


The Federal Trade Commission has the power to bring enforcement actions under the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.

False 


The Consumer Product Safety Commission is part of the Food and Drug Administration.

False 


For advertising to be held deceptive, an actual case of deception must be proved.

False 


Regulation Z of the Truth and Lending Act sets maximum interest rates that can be charged on consumer credit transactions.

 False 


A consumer who disagrees with an item in a credit reporting agency’s files can submit a 100-word written statement about the item and that statement must become part of the consumer’s credit file.

False 


________ discrimination occurs when an employer treats a specific individual less favorable than others because of that person’s race or religion.

C. Disparate treatment


 _________ decisions are based on work, educational experience and professionally developed ability tests.

B. Bona Fide Occupational Qualification (BFOQ)


A worker can sue the employer in addition to recovering from worker’s compensation but ONLY if the employer intentionally caused the injury.

 Under worker’s compensation, when an employee is accidentally injured on the job,


 The primary goal of establishing worker’s compensations systems is to:

Provide a more certain method for employees to recover for workplace injuries.


Which of the following is not true regarding the Occupational Safety and Health Agency

Employers are subject to having their workplace inspected under the Act. 


 There are no exceptions to the employment “at will” doctrine.

False


 The birth of a child is not covered under the FMLA.

False


COBRA deals with health insurance.

True 


The Federal Unemployment Tax Act requires employers to pay UNEMPLOYMENT taxes.

True 


Title VII applies to employers with 200 or more employees.

False 


A successful plaintiff to a Title VII action can recover compensatory damages.

True 


 The right of an employee to practice his or her own religion is absolute in the workplace.

False


Allowing only African American models to advertise makeup especially formulated for Black skin would not be considered a bona fide occupational qualification.

1False 


Conduct such as lewd remarks, unwanted touching and intimidation can be considered sexual harassment.

True 


The Labor Management Relations Act prohibits employees from making statements against unions prior to a union election.

False 


 In an effort to divert a national emergency, the President has the right to seek an injunction against a strike of a major industry.

True


 In sexual harassment cases, courts sometimes apply a reasonable woman standard.

True


The Pregnancy Discrimination Act is an amendment to the Family Medical Leave Act.

False 


 The key to whether the equal pay act applies to two workers is if the jobs are equal and similar.

True


One administration agency has established rules providing that a product must be exclusively manufactured in the United States to make the claim “Made in the U.S.A.”

True 


False- discrimination against specific individual because of his or her race, color, national origin, sex, or religion- individuals in a protected class 

Disparate treatment discrimination occurs when an employer discriminates against an entire protective class.


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is industry-sponsored and is comprised of equal numbers of members from management and from labor.

True 


 Yes, this is a hostile work environment for sexual harassment

Mary works in sales at a hardware


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