Workers' Compensation and Correct Answer

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Question 1 (Worth 10 points) Describe the “proxy system” and how is it used to as activism to encourage companies to “go green.” |ESSAY SUBMISSION | |The proxy system allows share holders to vote on proposals and to also make proposals to the company in which they own stock. Each share | |owned normally count for one vote. If share holders band together that chances of a proposal they agree with passing a the vote is much | |greater. There are several examples of share holders using their power to influence large corporations. For example in 2003 as part of | |Carbon Disclosure Project investors that…show more content…
[pic]True This is a correct answer [pic]False Points earned on this question: 2 [pic] Question 13 (Worth 2 points) Under common law, the most important remedy was a suit for breach of warranty against those who sold unfit goods. [pic]True This is a correct answer [pic]False Points earned on this question: 2 [pic] Question 14 (Worth 2 points) Employers have __________ been held criminally responsible for workplace injuries and deaths to workers. [pic]rarely This is a correct answer [pic]marginally [pic]mostly [pic]always Points earned on this question: 2 [pic] Question 15 (Worth 2 points) The Federal Trade Commission was created to promote competition through its enforcement of the Sherman and Clayton Antitrust Acts. [pic]True This is a correct answer [pic]False Points earned on this question: 2 [pic] Question 16 (Worth 2 points) When were worker’s compensation laws first adopted in the United States? [pic]1911-1925 This is a correct answer [pic]1946, after World War II [pic]1964, the same year as the Civil Rights Act [pic]1972 Points earned on this question: 2 [pic] Question 17 (Worth 10 points) Explain the concept of strict liability and give two early examples of when this concept was used and applied by the courts. |ESSAY SUBMISSION | |In 1963

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