ashworth college BU360 online exam 8 latest 2016 january

| February 14, 2018

Part 1 of 1 – 90.0/
100.0 Points

Question 1 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), passed in
1993, companies that employ:
A. 100 or more
people must grant unpaid, job-protected leaves of up to 12 weeks to employees
faced with serious family needs.
B. 50 or more people
must grant unpaid, job-protected leaves of up to 36 weeks to employees faced
with serious family needs.
C. 50 or more people
must grant unpaid, job-protected leaves of up to 12 weeks to employees faced
with serious family needs.
D. 50 or less people
are required to do more for expectant and new parents.

Question 2 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following sectors receives the largest
percentage of corporate cash and in-kind contributions?
A. Health and human
services
B. Education
C. Civic and
community
D. Culture and arts

Question 3 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Privacy rights seek to protect the employees’ private lives
from:
A. competitors’
actions.
B. workplace
violence.
C. intrusive and
unwarranted business actions.
D. pressure to
unionize.

Question 4 of 20
0.0/ 5.0 Points
What is the most important social issue facing communities,
according to a survey of community relations managers?
A. Education
B. Health care
C. Public safety
D. Housing

Question 5 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
When a mother or father is granted time off when children
are born or adopted and during the early months of a child’s development, this
is called:
A. the parent track.

B. baby care.
C. parental leave.
D. family leave.

Question 6 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following is NOT an argument favoring employee
drug testing?
A. It improves
employee productivity.
B. It decreases
employee theft and absenteeism.
C. It promotes
safety in the workplace.
D. It is an
intrusion on individual privacy.

Question 7 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Foreign-owned corporations use foundations:
A. more frequently
than U.S. firms.
B. less frequently
than U.S. firms.
C. about as often as
U.S. firms.
D. Only for setting
up disaster relief.

Question 8 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following is NOT true about occupational
segregation?
A. It concentrates
women in traditionally female-dominated jobs.
B. The pay gap in
American businesses persists, in part, because of it.
C. It means that
women cannot get the jobs that could break the cycle of relatively low pay.
D. The large pay gap
for Hispanic workers partly reflects their concentration in several high-paying
occupations.

Question 9 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
“Glass walls” refers to:
A. fewer
opportunities for upward advancement.
B. fewer
opportunities to move sideways into jobs that lead to the top.
C. reliance on word
of mouth by recruiters for top positions — “the old boys’ network” from which
women are excluded.
D. a company’s lack
of commitment to diversity.

Question 10 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Racial harassment is illegal under:
A. Title VII of the
Civil Rights Act.
B. the Third
Amendment to the Constitution.
C. the Equal Pay
Act.
D. the Family
Medical Leave Act.

Question 11 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Another term for corporate giving is corporate:

A. welfare.
B. goodwill.
C. philanthropy.
D. citizenship.

Question 12 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
A study by Catalyst found that companies with three or more
female directors had significantly __________ than those with no female
directors.
A. lower returns on
equity
B. higher returns on
equity
C. more
family-friendly policies
D. less family-friendly
policies

Question 13 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
The Occupational Safety and Health Act gives workers the
right to a job:
A. with equal wages
for similar kinds of work.
B. with wages that
enable an employee to enjoy a decent standard of living.
C. that is free from
recognized hazards that are likely to cause death or serious injury.
D. that does not
require them to lift, bend, or move items at any time on the job.

Question 14 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
How do “glass walls” differ from “glass ceilings?”
A. They don’t; they
are the same thing.
B. Glass walls do
not exist; only glass ceilings are real.
C. Glass walls apply
to mid- and lower-level women managers.
D. Glass walls focus
on sideways promotions in the organization.

Question 15 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which ethnic group, as defined by the U.S. Census,
represents the fastest-growing percentage of the labor force?
A. African-Americans

B. Hispanics
C. Asians
D. Native Americans

Question 16 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Which of the following is an argument against affirmative
action?
A. It costs American
business too much money.
B. There are no
mechanisms in place to verify that it is actually taking place.
C. It is
inconsistent with the principles of fairness and equality.
D. It violates
individuals’ basic human rights.

Question 17 of 20
0.0/ 5.0 Points
According to the new social contract:

A. the employer is
obligated to provide long-term job security.
B. companies try to
attract workers by giving them interesting and
challenging work.
C. job security is
based on seniority, but salaries may be lowered for poor performance.
D. the employer is
without any responsibilities toward employees.

Question 18 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
Sexual harassment applies to:
A. only men who are
being harassed.
B. only women who
are being harassed.
C. either men or
women who are being harassed.
D. only attractive
employees who are being harassed.

Question 19 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
During the 1930s, many workers in the United States joined
unions, and the ranks of organized labor grew rapidly. This historical period
was called the:
A. Fair Deal.
B. New Deal.
C. Progressive Era.
D. Age of
Unionization.

Question 20 of 20
5.0/ 5.0 Points
A reason for an increase in employee monitoring does NOT
include:
A. achieving greater
efficiency at work.
B. avoiding lawsuits
if employees act in inappropriate ways.
C. making sure
employees do not disclose confidential information.
D. reducing the
employer’s health insurance premiums.

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