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Quiz: Know Your Rights

1) An employer is not allowed to force employees to work overtime.

A. True

B. False

2) The federally mandated rate of overtime pay is double time.

A. True

B. False

3) The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) outlines the rules of fair negotiation between employee and employer.

A. True

B. False

4) The major provision highlighted in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) is overtime

A. True

B. False

5) An employer is legally required to pay overtime to employees after 40 hours in one week.

A. True

B. False

6) The lunch hour has become a lost relic in today's workaholic society.

A. True

B. False

7) If all auto and parts plants in the U-S went to straight 40-hour weeks, 125,000 new jobs would be created.

A. True

B. False

8) There is currently no law on the books that limits the amount of overtime and employer can make you work.

A. True

B. False

9) Workday and job stress issues are not major components of contract negotiations.

A. True

B. False

10) 2/3 of all U-S workers say they would prefer to work less hours than they do.

A. True

B. False

11) Americans work more hours than employees in Japan.

A. True

B. False

12) Working overtime does not have an affect on job performance.

A. True

B. False

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