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prohibits discrimination against applicants and employees 40 years of age or older in hiring, promotion, termination, and other employment practices. Age Discrimination Act in Employment
is a type of union arrangement in which employees are not required to join the union; however, they are required to pay union dues. Agency shop
is a federal law that prohibits discrimination based on an individual’s disability if the disabled person is able to perform the essential functions of the job. Americans with Disability Act
is a type of union arrangement in which applicants must join the union before being hired by a company. Closed shop
occurs when an employer creates a seemingly fair employment practice that has a negative impact on members of a protected class. Disparate impact
is a person who works for an employer for a wage, salary, payment or fee. The person is under the control and supervision of the employer. Employee
is a person or company who pays an employee a wage, salary, payment or fee in exchanges for supervising and controlling the employee’s activities. Employer
is the division of law that governs the relationship between employers and employees. Employment Law
means that an employee or employer can terminate employment for any reason without being liable for breach of contract. Employment-at-will
is a formal contract that specifically states the terms and conditions of employment. This agreement can be oral or written. Express employment agreement
is a federal law that sets the minimum wage, overtime pay, and age requirements for certain types of employees. Fair Labor Standards Act
provides eligible employees with unpaid, job-protected leave for certain family or medical conditions. Family and Medical Leave Act
is an employment contract in which the terms and conditions may be inferred through the actions, comments, promises, and employment practices of either the employer or employee. Implied employment agreement
is a person who works for an employer for a wage, salary, payment or fee. The person is not subject to the control and supervision of the employer. Independent contractor
promotes the general well-being, safety, and health of NC workers. North Carolina Department of Labor
is a state law the sets the labor standards and guidelines for youth 17 years old and younger. North Carolina Youth Employment Provisions of the Wage and Hour Act for Nonagricultural Occupations
is a federal law that establishes and promotes workplace safety standards for businesses. Occupational Safety and Health Act
is a type of union arrangement in which employees are neither required to join the union nor pay union dues. Open shop
is a state law that prohibits employees from requiring employees to join a union or pay union dues as a condition of employment. Right-to-Work Law
was created to provide financial assistance to eligible workers and their dependents in the form of retirement, disability, and death benefits. Social Security Act
was created to strengthen civil rights laws, especially the principle of disparate impact. was created to strengthen civil rights laws, especially the principle of disparate impact. The Civil Rights Act of 1991
prohibits employment agencies, employers, and unions from discriminating against applicants and employees on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
is an insurance program that provides temporary income for qualified individuals who are unemployed through no fault of their own. Unemployment Compensation
is a type of organization comprised of employees. The organization is formed to ensure favorable work conditions, wages, work hours, benefits, and grievance procedures. Union
is a type of union arrangement in which non-union applicants can be hired, but must join the union within a certain amount of time. Union shop
is government-regulated program that provides medical benefits and income to employees who are injured or acquire a disease as a result of their job. Workers’ compensation
is the express and implied powers of an agent. Actual authority
is an agency relationship that is created by an oral or written contract between the agent and principal. Agency by agreement
is an agency relationship that is created because the principal’s action caused a third party to believe that an agency relationship exists. Agency by estoppel
is an agency relationship that is created because the principal approved of an agents unauthorized action after the action occurred. Agency by ratification
is an agency relationship created by state law. Agency by statute
is an area of law dealing with working relationships created between two parties. Agency law
is the individual employed by the principal to work with the third party. Agent
is an agent appointed by another agent without the knowledge or consent of the principal. Agent's agent
occurs when the powers of the agent are created by law or circumstance. Apparent authority
are two or more agents working together. Coagents
is an agent that is given the authority to perform a variety of tasks. General agent
is an agent that works for free. Gratuitous agent
is an agent that is given the authority to work with a third party but forbidden to reveal the identity of the principal. Partially disclosed agent
is the individual who gives authority to the agent. Principle
is an agent that is given the authority to perform specific tasks. Special agent
is an agent appointed by another agent with the knowledge and consent of the principal. Subagent
is the person or company whom the agent deals with on behalf of the principal. Third party
is a right granted to the creators of artistic works, such as sound recordings, choreography, and computer programs. Copyright
permits the use of copyrighted information without permission, if the work is used for specific purposes. Doctrine of Fair Use
is product resulting from human creativity; an original work fixed in a tangible medium of expression. Intellectual property
is a right granted to inventors of useful, unique, and non-obvious processes. Patent
is a distinctive word, name, symbol, or device that identifies a service. Service Mark
is the distinctive appearance, color, shape, style, texture, and size of a product or service. Trade dress
is a right granted to businesses that allows them to prevent certain information from being obtained by its competitors. Trade Secret
is a distinctive word, name, symbol, or device that identifies a product. Trademark
created by the US Environmental Protection Agency to authorize the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) to assist in the creations of law to protect the environment. Also handles problems such as acid rain, ground-level ozone, and air toxics. Clean Air Act
creates guidelines that help to improve and maintain the biological, physical, and chemical quality of waterways. This act also protects fish, shellfish, and wildlife in waterways. Clean Water Act
creates policies regarding energy and the safe handle of nuclear material. This agency promotes supply and delivery of reliable, affordable, and environmentally sound energy. Department of Energy
created to move nation towards energy independence and security by increasing clean renewable fuel production, increasing research on greenhouse gas, and improve the government’s energy performance. Energy Independence and Security Act
provides policies for how different sources of energy are developed and used including oil and gas; tribal energy; nuclear matters; vehicles and motor fuels; hydrogen; hydropower and geothermal energy; and renewable energy. Energy Policy Act
federal organization that ensures that Americans are protected against specific hazards and human health where they learn, work and live. Manages all federal antipollution programs. Handles air, solid waste, toxic substances, pesticides. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
controls the price of natural gas and electricity for business transactions that occur in between states. Manages transportation of electricity and natural gas. It also ensures that regulated energy companies are following guidelines set by the law. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
established a national policy and goals for the protection, maintenance, and enrichment of the environment. This act explains consequences for environmental violation. It also prevents or eliminates damage to the environment. National Environmental Policy Act
generates safety policies and regulations for nuclear reactors and materials. Allows the Executive Director for Operations (EDO) to handle policies and decisions of the commission. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
requires that everyone should prevent/reduce the amount of substances entering the air, waterways, and land. Activities: recycling, source reduction, and sustainable agriculture. Promotes:conservation of energy, water, and natural resources. Pollution Protection Act
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