Self-employed workers have higher accident rates than those who work for others because they are:
a.usually not eligible for insurance policies.
b.more likely to work in dangerous industries such as farming.
c.not regulated by the OSHA like company workers.
d.often preoccupied with their work and tend to be careless.
30. Which of the following responsibilities related to health, safety, and security issues is typically handled by an operating manager in an organization?
b.Providing technical expertise on accident prevention
c.Assisting with disaster planning efforts
d.Designing employee identification systems
a.The employees should be informed about a drug testing program 5 days before its implementation.
b.Lab results should be shared with other employees so that they would be aware of the consequences of using drugs.
c.Personnel decisions should be strictly based on the initial test results as they are considered the most accurate.
d.Drug- and alcohol-related problems should not be discussed without the presence of a witness.
32. An employer is guilty of _____ if an employee is terminated for reasons that are illegal or improper.
33. The concept of distributive justice primarily stresses on:
a.perceived fairness of the processes used to make decisions about employees.
b.perceived fairness in the allocation of outcomes among employees.
c.perceived fairness about how a person interacts with others.
d.perceived fairness about avoiding open-door policies.
34. Employment-at-will is a common-law doctrine holding that:
a. an employee must provide a minimum of two weeks’ notice before quitting a job.
b. employees can be asked to leave a company only if they are willing to do so.
c. employees are free agents, but employers must have a just cause for terminating them.
d. an employer has the right to hire, fire, demote, or promote whomever it chooses.
35. Which of the following statements is true of whistle-blowing?
a. Whistle-blowers are less likely to lose their jobs in public employment than in private employment.
b. Whistle-blowing is legal only if the internal management of a company is alerted by the whistle-blower and not the public.
c. For private employers to receive federal stimulus funding, they need not have the same whistleblowing regulations as the federal government.
d. Whistle-blowers typically report wrongdoing in order to punish the organization for perceived personal mistreatment.