Indicate whether each of the following statements is true or false by writing T or F in the answer column.
1. An employee may sue a third party for a work- related injury or illness, even if the injury or illness occurred while the employee was on the job. 1. __________
2. Federal law requires that employers establish employee assistance programs. 2. __________
3. In recent years, the number of workers’ compensation claims that have been filed has increased dramatically, causing a large increase in costs associated with the program. 3. __________
4. Stress-related illnesses are compensable under workers’ compensation if the stress was not the result of the employee’s ordinary duties on the job. 4. __________
5. OSHA can impose a fine for a health or safety violation, but does not have the authority to close a business. 5. __________
6. Discrimination in employment is covered in Title III of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 6. __________
7. The protected class created pursuant to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act is persons over the age of 50. 7. __________
8. Persons who are living with AIDS are not protected by the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 8. __________
9. Employees who are victims of illegal discrimination may recover for lost earnings but not for emotional distress. 9. __________
10. Employees who are victims of illegal discrimination may recover punitive damages. 10. __________
11. Improper teasing, joking, and so forth can constitute sexual harassment. 11. __________
12. A company may terminate an employee because the employee has joined a labor union.
12. __________
13. Under federal law, during contract negotiations, employers are required to bargain in good faith, while unions are not. 13. __________
14. An employer has the right to be free from featherbedding. 14. __________
15. In the event a collective bargaining agreement between a union and an employer is not reached, the employer has the right to engage in a lockout. 15. __________

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