apu hrmt200 final assessment

| October 22, 2018

Question 1 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Since benefits packages are more complex than pay
structures, they are harder for employees to understand and appreciate.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 2 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Benefits like performance oriented bonus and annual profit
sharing provided to employees are required by law in the U.S.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 3 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
All U.S. employees, including federal, state, and local
government employees, are covered under the Old Age, Survivors, Disability, and
Health Insurance program.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 4 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Social Security benefits are free from federal income taxes
and state taxes in about half the states.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 5 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Spouses of covered earners do not receive social security
benefits if they have no covered earnings.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 6 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
The unemployment insurance program is financed through
federal and state taxes on both employees and employers.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 7 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Under the workers compensation program, an employee need not
show that the employer was grossly negligent in order to receive compensation.
This implies employees are eligible for the compensation even if their injuries
are self-inflicted.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 8 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Benefits provided to domestic partners of employees have the
same tax advantages as benefits provided to their spouses.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 9 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Employers in the U.S. are legally required to provide 30
days of paid vacation to both new and existing employees every year
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 10 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
For the average person, the most important benefit is a
pension program.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 11 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Recent data found that among workers with health insurance,
about two-thirds were enrolled in a PPO
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 12 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Employees are most likely to benefit from a flexible
spending account if they have predictable health care expenses, such as
insurance premiums.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 13 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Disability insurance payments are usually less than 50
percent of the employee’s salary.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 14 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
A defined contribution plan guarantees a specified level of
retirement income.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 15 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
The AFL-CIO is by far the largest labor union in the U.S.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 16 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
The union steward is a person hired by management to monitor
union activity and report violations, if any.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 17 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Contrary to public perception, services industries such as
finance, insurance, and real estate have higher union representation than
manufacturing.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 18 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Unionized workers receive, on average, higher pay than their
nonunion counterparts.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 19 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Unlike union membership for workers in businesses, union
membership among government workers has remained strong.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 20 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Pursuant to management goals, in their labor relations,
managers prefer to increase wages and benefits in order to give maximum control
to workers over work rules and schedules
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 21 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Right-to-work laws grant both the employee and employer the
right to terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without
cause or notice.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 22 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
If at least 30 percent of an organization’s employees sign
an authorization card, the union may request that the employer voluntarily
recognize the union.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 23 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
More often than not, an employer will recognize a union
after a majority of employees have signed authorization cards.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 24 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
The relative bargaining power of labor and management during
contract negotiations depends on each party’s ability to withstand a strike.
Correct
A. True
B. False

Question 25 of 25
4.0/ 4.0 Points
Mediation is the most formal and least used method of
conflict resolution in labor-management contract negotiations.
Correct
A. True
B. False

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