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Quiz 9 :

Compensation: Wage, Hour, and Related Statutes

Quiz 9 :

Compensation: Wage, Hour, and Related Statutes

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To determine whether an employer is in compliance with the minimum wage, the employee's weekly gross pay is multiplied by the number of hours worked.
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The FLSA does not contain a whistleblower clause.
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A sixty-day notice is still required, even if the plant closing resulted from a natural disaster.
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The EPPA does not allow indiscriminate use of polygraphs in investigations.
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There is still considerable debate over whether or not break and rest periods are compensable time.
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Travel on company business is compensable time for nonexempt employees.
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The FLSA forbids an employer to work her 15 year-old son more than three hours per day on school days.
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An employee's title is meaningless when establishing bona fide status under the FSLA.
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Compensable time is time off in lieu of overtime compensation.
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The FLSA is one of the most recent statutes regulating the private sector workplace.
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Even when the employer is not covered under the FLSA, individual employees may be covered.
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Mandatory training periods are usually not compensable.
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Workers aged sixteen and seventeen are limited to working no more than three hours per day on school days.
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The FLSA contains a provision requiring employers to provide premium pay for weekend, night, or holiday work.
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In the private sector, compensatory time must be used within the pay period it was accrued.
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When state minimum wage requirements exceed the federal minimum wage, employers are free to choose which wage they will pay.
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The prevailing wage is the minimum wage established for each class of workers as determined by the Secretary of Labor.
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In any instance in which at least five hundred employees (excluding any part-time employees) are laid off a mass layoff is considered to have occurred.
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A receptionist who eats lunch at her desk while answering the company's telephones would not be entitled to compensation.
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The most important function of the HR department, with regard to the FLSA, is keeping the necessary documentation to substantiate the employer's good faith effort to comply with the Act's provisions.
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