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Business Final Part 1

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Government agency that enforces the employee right to a safe and healthy workplace free from recognized hazards causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm?
OSHA
Has the right to negotiate wages, working conditions, health insurance and other benefits, sick days and other terms of employment?
Labor union
What does non-exempt mean?
Eligible for overtime pay
What does exempt mean?
Not eligible for overtime pay
Employees are hired and fired at discretion of the employer?
Employment at Will
Factories where workers are forced to work long hours at low wages and often under unsafe working conditions?
Sweatshop
Drug free workplace policy?
Pre employment drug testing protocol, substance abuse awareness programs and rehabilitation support and expectations of employee behavior supporting a drug free workplace
Extends legal protection to job candidates and employees with physical or mental impairment and protects such individuals from discrimination in employment decisions?
ADA
Federal government agency that handles employment discrimination complaints?
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Prohibits discrimination in all employment decisions on the basis of such factors as race, religion, sex and national origin?
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Civil Rights Act of 1991?
Promotes the Glass Ceiling Act, Requires burden of proof on employer for claim dispute and prohibits sexual harassment in the workplace
Quid Pro Quo?
Request or demand for inappropriate favors that affect one's job
Examples of secondary dimensions of diversity?
Marital status, religion, education
Community Relations?
Organized involvement of business with the community
Strategic Philanthropy?
Giving that is linked to business goals and objectives and benefits both society and the orginazation
Government agency that has a significant role in regulating television broadcasting including standards for content decency and fair and balanced news reporting?
FCC
Government agency that enforces accuracy in advertising and closely monitors information presented for truthfulness and any indication of deception?
FTC
Deceptive Advertising?
When an advertisement misleads the consumer
Public Relations Department's response to a corporate crisis is typically?
Reactive
1998 Settlement between the National Association of Attorneys General and the tobacco provided for two important restrictions, including?
Banned youth targeted advertising