High-performance work practices include all of the following except ________.

1. Darma, a​ 56-year-old female, believes she has a cause of action against her employer because she is being paid less than a male worker who performs the same work. Which law or ruling is most applicable to this​ scenario? A. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act B. Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act C. Equal Pay Act D. Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act E. Age Discrimination in Employment Act

2. Emerson Enterprises has made a decision to close its manufacturing facility in​ LaVerna, AL, and move operations to Mexico to take advantage of lower labor costs. Which law or ruling is most applicable to this​ scenario? A. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act B. Occupational Safety and Health Act C. Vocational Rehabilitation Act D. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act E. Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act

3. Approximately​ _______ percent of the U.S. workforce is represented by labor unions. A. ​11.3% B. ​22.8% C. ​5.8% D. ​31.6% E. ​17.9%

4. Proposed legislation that would prohibit an employer from requesting or requiring an applicant or employee to provide a​ username, password, or other access to online​ content, such as the​ applicant's Facebook​ page, is the​ ________. A. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act B. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act C. Privacy Act D. Social Networking Online Protection Act E. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act​ (FERPA)

5. ​High-performance work practices include all of the following EXCEPT​ ________. A. ​performance-based compensation B. centralized decision making C. extensive employee involvement D. flexible job assignments E. ​self-managed teams

6. Which term refers to efforts to improve the educational​ and/or employment opportunities of members of groups that have not been treated fairly in the past because of their race or​ gender? A. Vocational rehabilitation B. Affirmative action C. Downsizing D. Discrimination E. Decruitment

7. Which term refers to efforts to improve the educational​ and/or employment opportunities of members of groups that have not been treated fairly in the past because of their race or​ gender? A. Vocational rehabilitation B. Affirmative action C. Downsizing D. Discrimination E. Decruitment

8. A group of nominated or elected employees who must be consulted when management makes decisions involving personnel is known as a​ _______. A. labor union B. personnel alliance C. board representative D. work council E. worker coalition

9. LaToya has developed a progressive form of hearing loss. To ensure that she is still able to perform the essential functions of her​ job, her employer was required to make a reasonable accommodation and equip her office telephone with a specialized headset. Which law or ruling is most applicable to this​ scenario? A. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act B. Americans with Disabilities Act C. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act D. Vocational Rehabilitation Act E. Occupational Safety and Health Act

10. Locating, identifying, and attracting qualified applicants is the HR process referred to as​ _______. A. selection B. orientation C. attrition D. decruitment E. recruitment

11. The​ _______ of a selection tool means that it accurately predicts or forecasts what it is meant to predict. A. validity B. reliability C. stability D. veracity E. uniformity

12. A​ _______ is an assessment that defines jobs and the behaviors necessary to perform them. A. job analysis B. job specification C. job description D. position assessment E. performance appraisal

13. A job​ _______ describes the​ content, environment, and conditions of​ employment, whereas a job​ _______ states the minimum qualifications a person must possess to successfully perform the job. A. ​specification; analysis B. ​analysis; description C. ​specification; description D. ​analysis; specification E. ​description; specification

14. The​ _______ for a human resources manager indicates that the individual must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in human​ resources, experience supervising and managing a professional​ staff, a​ bachelor's degree in human resources or​ management, proficiency in organizational​ development, and familiarity with HRIS and Microsoft Office. A. job description B. job analysis C. job specification D. performance appraisal E. graphic rating scale

Answer

-- 1. C. Equal Pay Act

The act protects employees against being discriminated on the basis of sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, and the ethnic background – Equal Employment Opportunity Act (EEOC) is set to enforce this.

2. D. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act

There is nothing wrong in moving to a country of different economy to save on the cost wages as long as the employer offers proper training and knowledge transfer

3. A) 11.3% of the workforce comprised of unions - As of the year 2013;

Union statistics:

20.1% IN late 1990s with 17.7052 million

11.3% in 2013

10.7% in 2016 with 14.599 million members

4. D) Social networking Online Protection Act

Act 2016, Cite: H.R. 5107 - 114th congress: Social networking Online Protection Act by author Eliot Engel

The above act not only prohibits the employers from asking the username and password of the employees’ social networking websites but also prohibits them from denying promotions, pay rises and employment for not disclosing their user name and password.

Similar to this act, the higher education act 1956 prohibits the school, college and university authorities from asking for such private and personal data like user name and password including that for the emails.

5. B

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