1. The _____ outlaws the intentional interception of electronic communications and intentional disclosure or use of the information so obtained.
Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
Electronic Communication and Transmission Act
Electronic Communications Privacy Act
End User License Agreement
2. _____ consists of negotiations between an employer and a group of employees so as to determine the conditions of employment.
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3. Which of the following categories of employees is covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which states that employees who work more than 40 hours in a week be paid no less than one and one-half times their regular wage for all the hours they work beyond 40 during a
Production employees who produce goods for interstate commerce
Outside salespersons catering to clients in the United States
Administrative employees whose business affects intrastate commerce
Executives whose annual gross sales exceed $1 million
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4. Which of the following primarily governs the internal operations of labor unions?
The Landrum-Griffin Act
The Taft-Hartley Act
The Wagner Act
The Employment-at-Will Doctrine
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5. The _____ is a federal law that sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established pension and health plans in private industry to provide protection for individuals in these plans.
Fair Labor Standards Act
Employee Retirement Income Security Act
Workers' Compensation Laws
Federal Unemployment Tax Act
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6. The _____ Act, passed in 1935, created a state system to provide unemployment compensation to qualified employees who lose their jobs.
Federal Unemployment Tax
Fair Labor Standards
Amended Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund Financing
7. The Fair Labor Standards Act requires that:
executives be paid by their employees for double time.
covered employees be paid one and one-half times their regular wages for hours worked in excess of 30 in one week.
a minimum wage of a specified amount be paid to all employees in covered industries.
employees of both sexes be paid a minimum wage of $5.55.
8. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA):
applies to health plans for government and church employees.
covers only union-sponsored pension plans but not employer-sponsored pension plans.
requires that private employers keep employees informed about voluntarily established pension and health plans.
applies to plans maintained to comply with disability, workers' compensation, and unemployment laws.
9. The first major piece of federal legislation adopted explicitly to encourage the formation of labor unions and provide for collective bargaining
was the _____ Act.
Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets
10. The public policy exception:
assumes that every employment contract contains an implicit understanding that the parties will deal fairly with one another.
provides that an implied employment contract may arise from statements the employer makes in public meetings.
prohibits employers from firing employees engaged in activities that further the public interest.
is limited to public activities such as serving on jury duty, doing military service, and filing for or testifying at hearings for workers' compensation claims.