BUS 405 WK 7 Quiz 6 Chapter 8
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1. Promotions are personnel changes within an organization that advance an employee to a position of more responsibility, usually accompanied by a wage increase.
2. Superseniority is a term that means that an employee has the greatest amount of seniority among individuals in a particular job classification.
3. Unionized firms provide fewer hours of formal training to employees than nonunion firms.
4. The Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed because few labor agreements contained any contract language relating to the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment.
5. Employees do not have a right to refuse to perform work that they believe represents a serious threat to their safety or health.
6. Automation refers to changes in the production process that result from the introduction of laborsaving machinery and changes in material handling and work flow.
7. One reason some unions do not readily accept new technology is that management and employees still have mistrust for one another.
8. Technological progress in the U.S. has resulted in higher productivity, the elimination of many menial and dangerous jobs, higher wages, shorter hours, and a higher standard of living.
9. Job security work rules when carried to an extreme are called featherbedding.
10. The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act permits unionized firms to negotiate advance notice of a plant closing or major layoff of more than 60 days.
11. The type of seniority rights used to determine eligibility for vacations, pensions, and holidays is called job rights seniority.
12. Layoff provisions in the majority of union contracts consider seniority is the primary or most important factor in retaining employees during layoffs.
13. Seniority is commonly used outside of North America as a key factor in...