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filing a civil lawsuit

I have attached the study guide that our instructor gave us to complete in order to study for a test. I want to make sure that I am studying the correct concepts and answers.

Your help is greatly appreciated.

1. The ability of workers who are injured on the job to recover their related medical expenses as well as a portion of their lost wages without having to go about filing a civil lawsuit is known as __________________________.

2. Under the Family Medical Leave Act, covered employees are able to take up to ____________ for certain personal events without the danger of losing their jobs.
A. 6 unpaid weeks
B. 6 paid weeks
C. 12 unpaid weeks
D. 12 paid weeks
E. 18 paid weeks
F. 24 unpaid weeks

3. Title VII (7), or the Civil Rights Act of 1964:
A. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Age
B. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Sex
C. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Age, Race, Color, Sex, National Origin, or Religion
D. Allows for the organization of workers into unions for purposes of collective bargaining
E. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Disability
F. Specifies that everyone must be paid at least a minimum wage as defined by statute
G. States that all managers and owners must treat their workers civilly, but only if they employ 50 or more full-time employees.

4. T F: Under the 1978 Amendments to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, it is legal to force workers 70 years or older into retirement.

5. Under the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act:
A. Disabled employees must be shot out of a cannon.
B. Disabled employees must be provided with reasonable accommodations.
C. Employers must provide at least 1 handicapped parking space for each 25 workers, handicapped or not.
D. Applies only to employers who work with federal contracts.

6. Which of the following best describes the employment at will doctrine?
A. Employees remain employed only if the employer wants them to be employed.
B. Employees remain employed only if the employee wants to remain employed.
C. Employees remain employed only if both the employer and the employee want the employment relationship to continue.
D. Whether an employment relationship continues is based on the will of the United States Government.

7. T F: An employee who is injured on the job has his/her choice of either collecting Worker's Compensation benefits or suing the Employer for civil damages.

8. Someone who makes moral decisions based on the guidance of an outside source, such as another person, is applying which moral theory?
a. Ethical relativism
b. Utilitarianism
c. Ethical fundamentalism
d. Kantian ethics
e. Rawls's distributive justice theory

9. Someone who believes that moral decisions should be made such that the greatest amount of good in total results from the actions, believes in which moral theory?
a. Ethical relativism
b. Utilitarianism
c. Ethical fundamentalism
d. Kantian ethics
e. Rawls's distributive justice theory

10. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act:
a. A company can be found to be in violation even if a specific safety regulation is not violated.
b. Purchasers of a company's products are assured that they are safe for use in the home.
c. Complaints are handled by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
d. Very few safety standards have actually been adopted.

11. Which of the following subjects is not a proper subject for collective bargaining?
a. Wages and hours.
b. Discrimination against ethnic workers.
c. The closing of part of an employer's business.
d. A, B, and C.
e. B and C only are not proper

12. A right-to-work law generally provides that:
a. Union membership is mandatory.
b. Union employees cannot be laid off.
c. Both union and nonunion employees cannot be laid off.
d. Employers cannot hire replacement workers in the event of a strike.
e. Employees cannot be forced to join a union.

13. (4 points) T F: Businesses organized in the United States are subject to the laws of other countries in which they operate.

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Pre-test: Your final exam will have questions very similar to those listed below. Use any resource at your disposal to answer these questions and understand the concepts and you should do just fine on the final. Good luck!

1. The ability of workers who are injured on the job to recover their related medical expenses as well as a portion of their lost wages without having to go about filing a civil lawsuit is known as ___Worker's Compensation._______________________.

2. Under the Family Medical Leave Act, covered employees are able to take up to ____________ for certain personal events without the danger of losing their jobs.
A. 6 unpaid weeks
B. 6 paid weeks
C. 12 unpaid weeks
D. 12 paid weeks
E. 18 paid weeks
F. 24 unpaid weeks
. 12 unpaid weeks

http://www.dol.gov/" for one or more of the following reasons:

for the birth and care of the newborn child of the employee;
for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care;
to care for an immediate family member (spouse, child, or parent) with a serious health condition; or
to take medical leave when the employee is unable to work because of a serious health condition." http://www.dol.gov/
3. Title VII (7), or the Civil Rights Act of 1964:
A. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Age
B. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Sex
C. Makes it illegal to discriminate on the basis of Age, Race, Color, Sex, National Origin, or Religion
D. Allows for the organization of workers into unions ...

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