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Management and Relations: Labor Law

1. What is a lockout in connection with labor law?
a. an action by management to prevent workers from entering the company's premises.
b. an action by workers to prevent customers from entering the company's premises.
c. an action by workers to prevent management from entering the company's premises.
d. an action by management to prevent union organizers from entering the company's premises.
e. an action by workers to prevent suppliers from entering the company's premises.

2. An agent enters into a contract with third part on behalf of principal. Agent told third party that this contract was being entered into on behalf of someone else, but did not identify Principal to third party. A couple of weeks later, Principal disappears and third party wants to hold agent to the contract. third party can:
a. not recover from agent because third party must first try to recover from principal.
b. recover from agent because agent acted on behalf of an undisclosed principal.
c. recover from agent because agent did not disclose the identity of principal
d. not recover from agent because agent had disclosed the existence of principal.
e. recover from agent because agent had a duty to ensure that principal performed on the contract.
3. Under the occupational safety and health act: a. complaints are handled by the equal employment opportunity commission b. purchasers of a company's products are assured that they are safe for use in the home. c. a company can be found to be in violation even if a specific safety regulation is not violated. d. very few safety standards have actually been adopted.

4. In an agency relationship involving a principal, an agent and a third party, whether or not the agency relationship has been disclosed to the third party is a crucial issue. This would affect:
a. the contract liability of the agent to the third party on a contract made by the agent on the principal's behalf.
b. the contract liability of the principal to the third party for a tort of the agent.
c. the tort liability of the agent to the third party for the agent's tort
d. the tort liability of the principal to the third party for a tort of the agent.
e. the liability of the principal to compensate the agent for the agent's services.

5. Apparent authority can be best described as a situation where:
a. the principal made representations to a third party that someone is to act as her agent.
b. the conduct of two parties indicate that they are acting in a principal and agent capacity
c. the principal and agent undertake actions in accordance with their earlier agreement that one act as agent for the other.
d. the agent has made representations to a third party that he is acting as an agent for another
e. both b and c.

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1. What is a lockout in connection with labor law?
a. an action by management to prevent workers from entering the company's premises.

Reference: "1132.8. "Lockout" means any refusal ...

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