Question 1.1. Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, an employee returning to work does not necessarily have to be restored to his or her original job. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 2.2. To contain health care costs, an employer may increase the employee's deductible amount or co-payments. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 3.3. Typically, in a 401(k) saving plan, the employer matches the employee contribution at the rate of 50 cents for every worker dollar contributed. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 4.4. Companies may match employee contributions to a 401(k) with cash or company stock. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 5.5. Employee assistance programs (EAPs) help employees mainly with relocation costs. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 6.6. OSHA violations are categorized into three types: Willful, Serious, Minor. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 7.7. It is usually safe for an HR manager to assume that willful violations of safety and health laws and regulations will result in more severe penalties. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 8.8. A common complaint of OSHA is that their standards are out-of-date, failing to keep up with the realities of the workplace. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 9.9. Self-employed workers are not covered under OSHA. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 10.10. To comply with OSHA standards, all hazardous chemical containers must be labeled with the identity of the contents and must state any appropriate hazard warnings. (Points : 2)

True

False

Question 11.11. The federal Family and Medical Leave Act: (Points : 2)

applies to employers having 10 or more employees during 20 or more calender workweeks in the current or preceding year.

preempts state laws under all circumstances.

provides for continuation of medical coverage.

requires the employer to provide up to 24 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for certain family and medical reasons.

Question 12.12. Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, if an employee is returned to an equivalent job, rather than their original job, it must have: (Points : 2)

identical pay, benefits, and terms of employment.

identical pay and promotional opportunity.

identical pay and benefits.

identical pay, benefits, terms of employment, and promotional opportunity.

Question 13.13. The _____ mandates that employers make health care coverage-at the same rate the employer would pay-available to employees, their spouses, and their dependents on termination of employment, death, or divorce. (Points : 2)

Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act

Social Security Act

Question 14.14. A pension plan that establishes the basis on which an employer will contribute to a pension plan is referred to as a: (Points : 2)

contributory plan

noncontributory plan

defined-benefit plan

defined-contributory plan

Question 15.15. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the U.S. Department of Labor may do any of the following except: (Points : 2)

conduct workplace inspections.

close plants that are extremely dangerous.

issue citations to offending employers.

impose fines of up to $7,000 for an other-than-serious violations

Question 16.16. Under OSHA, employers must do all of the following except: (Points : 2)

compensate employees who have been injured or have become ill due to work-related factors.

keep records of all work-related accidents and injuries.

inform employees of OSHA requirements.

refrain from disciplining employees who have filed safety complaints with OSHA.

Question 17.17. It is the responsibility of ____ to ensure employees use protective equipment on the job. (Points : 2)

OSHA

SHARP representatives

the employee

the employer

Question 18.18. Laws that require employers to disclose relevant safety information to employees are known as: (Points : 2)

wellness laws.

right-to-know laws.

admission laws.

hazardous data laws.

Question 19.19. An OSHA investigation of catastrophes, fatalities, and accidents that result in hospitalization of five or more employees are _____ priorities. (Points : 2)

first level

second level

third level

fourth level

Question 20.20. The average penalty imposed by OSHA for serious violations is now ____. (Points : 2)

$2,000-$3,000

$3,000-$4,000

$6,000-$7,000

$10,000-$12,000

Question 21. 21. Describe the requirements and provisions of the Family and Medical Leave Act. (Points : 5)

Question 22. 22.

What is the role of the supervisor in promoting workplace safety? (Points : 5)