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Harrison, an American citizen, has recently taken a computer technician job in Belgium. T

 Harrison, an American citizen, has recently taken a computer technician job in Belgium. The chances that Harrison will be discharged from this position without good cause are:

A) more likely than if he worked in the United States.

B) less likely than if he worked in the United States.

C) very likely since he is not a citizen of Belgium.

D) impossible, since he is an American citizen.

46) An employee refuses to lobby for his boss' favorite political candidate and is fired as a result. The courts would most likely:

A) rule this to be a just cause termination.

B) call this insubordination and uphold the termination.

C) hold this to be a public policy exception to employment-at-will.

D) see this as a lack of good faith and fair dealing on the part of the employer.

47) Legal limitations to employment at will:

A) do not exist in the private sector.

B) exist only for businesses with more than 50 employees.

C) include public policy and implied contract exceptions.

D) include criminal misconduct and psychological contract exceptions.

48) When an employer discharged two women during and shortly after they returned from maternity leave, the women sued. The court found that the employer had:

A) acted in good faith.

B) acted legally but had violated a psychological contract.

C) made a legitimate exercise of employment-at-will powers.

D) wrongfully discharged the women and fined the employer.

49) Due to the legal conflict over employment-at-will discharges, many employers are now:

A) documenting causes for all wrongful dismissals.

B) requiring employees to sign at-will statements.

C) revising employee handbooks more frequently.

D) training all managers on the employment-at-will concept.

50) Residual rights are the same as employer rights.

51) Employment-at-will is a common-law rule that tends to favor the employer.

52) All developed countries have employment-at-will systems.

53) An employer's rights under employment-at-will are unlimited.

54) Employees may be discharged for refusing to violate a professional code of ethics.

55) Management's rights to run the business and retain any profits that result are called ________.

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