Employment Law

What is the International Labor Organization and what are some of its duties?  (5 points)

  1. Multiple Choice:  The pacts or agreements between states or nations in the nature of a treaty are considered as: (5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)
  2. protocols
  3. conventions
  4. treatises
  5. conventions
  6. True or False:  The Alien Tort Statute is likely to have a high impact upon the way U.S. Corporations deal with their overseas employees.(5 pts. Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)

True

False

  1. Multiple Choice: What was the issue in Sarei v. Rio Tinto?(5 pts. Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)
  2. Should the plaintiffs be required to exhaust their other available remedies before being permitted to sue in a U.S. court under the Alien Tort Statute?
  3. Why didn’t the plaintiffs seek to secure justice in their own countries?
  4. Is the Legal Arizona Workers Act preempted by federal immigration law?
  5. When are invasions of privacy intentional?
  6. Multiple Choice:  The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is the largest investigative branch of the department of: (5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)
  7. U.S Department of Justice
  8. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  9. Department of Homeland Security
  10. U.S. Department of Labor

 

  1. When can variance be sought under OSHA? What are the types of variances and what would an employer have to show under each type for the variance to be granted? (10 points)
  1. True or False: employees can exercise their right to refuse to work for an employer when there is a dangerous working condition without the fear of reprisal?  (5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)

True

False

  1. True or False:  The Occupational Safety and Health Act allows the employer and a representative authorized by the employees to accompany the inspector during physical inspection of the work site.(5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)

True

False

  1. What two things can happen when an OSHA inspection leads to the discovery of a violation of a standard under the act?  (5 points)
  1. Multiple Choice:  ________ and ________ are the two main disqualifications to claim unemployment compensation for an out-of-work worker.(5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)
  2. Willful misconduct; voluntary quitting
  3. Discrimination; hostile environment
  4. Negligence; willful misconduct
  5. Felony; wrongful discharge
  1. When is a worker eligible for workers compensation? (5 points)
  1. What are the three major categories of social security benefits and briefly define each.  (10 points)
  1. True or False:  ERISA does not apply to employee benefit plans that are established by federal, state, or local government employers.  (5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)

True

False

  1. True or False:  All employees are entitled to overtime pay once they work more than 40 hours a week.  (5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)

True

False

  1. Multiple Choice: Under the Fair Labor Standards Act provisions for minimum wage and overtime requirement, executives, administrators, professionals, and outside salespeople are examples of:(5 pts.  Bold, circle, highlight or otherwise mark your choice)
  2. ad-hoc employees.
  3. marginal employees.
  4. de facto employees.
  5. exempt employees
  1. What types of child labor are prohibited under the FLSA? (5 points)
  1. 17. What remedies can an employee seek under the Fair Labor Standards Act?  Explain your answer fully (10 points)