Chapter 8: Worker Rights And Protection

30 Questions | Total Attempts: 132

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Worker Quizzes & Trivia

Questions 1-15 are True and FalseQuestions 16-30 are Matching - Match the type of federal law or policy with the statements below theat best describes it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An employer who pays your salary has a right to tell you what to do as long as it is not unlawful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The foundation for a good relationship between employers and workers is honesty and respect.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    OSHA sets and enforces equal employment opportunity guidelines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Employers, not workers, are totally responsible for safety on the job.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Employers having at least one employee must obey OSHA standards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    New employees tend to have a lower rate of injury than experienced workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    It is illegal for an employer to punish a worker who complains about violation of a safety rule.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If you observe a fair employment or safety violation, you should immediately contact an appropriate federal agency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Union labor contracts generally contain rules to follow in dealing with a fair employment or safety violation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    When federal and state fair labor standards conflict, the federal law always applies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Fair Labor Standards Act applies to all employers regardless of size or type of business.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Federal law requires that employees who work the night shift receive higher wages than daytime workers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Fair Labor Standards Act covers child labor, wages and hours, and equal pay.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Equal employment laws also protect workers against discrimination based on their religion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Most employers support health and safety rules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Sets the length of the standard workweek.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 17. 
    Civil Rights Act of 1964.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 18. 
    Requires the same wage scales for equal work.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 19. 
    Protects the health and welfare of minors.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 20. 
    Designed to correct past discrimination.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 21. 
    Prohibits 15 year olds from working in factories.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 22. 
    Legal tool to prevent job discrimination.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 23. 
    Includes special efforts to hire women and minorities.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 24. 
    Establishes a federal minimum wage.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

  • 25. 
    Permits different salaries for different skill levels.
    • A. 

      Child labor

    • B. 

      Wages and hours

    • C. 

      Equal pay

    • D. 

      Equal employment opportunity

    • E. 

      Affirmative action

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