Business Exam 3

Who is one with a duty to act primarily for another person's benefit and is in a position of trust and confidence
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What is the kind of claim that can be brought when a person uses his or her property in a manner that unreasonably interferes with another's use and enjoyment of his or her land?NuisanceWhat is the primary approach for protecting the environment that is used today?Direct RegulationWhat agency enforces the Clean Water Act?The Environmental Protection Agency (with the help of local state agencies)What law holds potentially responsible parties (PRPs) liable for the cleanup of land contaminated by toxic and hazardous waste?Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act CERCLAWhat law regulates pesticides, like DDT?Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)What is the current federal minimum wage under the FLSA?$7.25 an hourAre Worker's Compensation Laws federal laws, or state laws?State lawsHow much time off does an employee get under the FMLA for the birth of a child?12 weeksCan an employer look at your publicly available Facebook page?Yes, as long as it is in the public domainIs random drug testing allowed if an employer does not have a written policy?NoWhat doctrine allows an employer to fire an employee at any time, with no notice, for almost any reason?Employment-at-Will DoctrineWhich law had as its primary purpose the goal to eliminate situations in which women, working alongside men or replacing men, would be paid lower wages for doing substantially the same jobThe Equal Pay ActWhat are the five protected classes under the Civil Rights Act?Color, Race, Religion, Sex, and National OriginMust sexual harassment cause psychological harm to be actionable?NoCan Race ever qualify as a BFOQ?NoWhat are the learned norms of a society based on values, beliefs, and attitudes?CultureWhat law prohibits US companies from offering or paying bribes to foreign government officials, political parties, candidates for office, to obtain business?The Foreign Corrupt Practices ActWhat kind of national legal system is the United States federal government?Common LawWhich of the following allows a government expropriating foreign-owned private property to claim that the jurisdiction of courts in the owner's country do not apply to it because it is a government rather than a private-sector entity?Sovereign Immunity DoctrineThe ________ holds that each nation is bound to respect the independence of every other sovereign state and that the courts of one nation will not sit in judgment on the acts of the courts of another nation.Act-of-State Doctrine