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UExcel Labor Relations: Study Guide & Test Prep

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This comprehensive study guide is designed to help you review what you already know or learn new facts about labor relations. You will find that this course contains all of the information you can expect to be tested on when taking the UExcel Labor Relations exam administered by Excelsior College.
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11 chapters in UExcel Labor Relations: Study Guide & Test Prep

Ch 1. Understanding the Industrial Relations System {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[307193].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is a Labor Union? - Definition & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7877].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7877].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Labor Relations: Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67430].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67430].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Trends in Labor Relations: Membership & Industry Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Work Rules, Participants & Constraints in Labor Relations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67431].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67431].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Work Rules: Categories & Influences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67432].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67432].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Labor in the U.S.: Unions, Labor Markets & Professions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Modern Labor Union Trends, Membership & Practices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67433].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67433].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Local Unions: Types, Structure & Leadership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67435].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67435].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - National & International Unions: Structure & Organization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67436].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67436].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Intermediate Organizational Units: Definition & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67437].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67437].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Forms of Union Agreements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12016].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[12016].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Types of Union Security Provisions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67438].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67438].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Closed vs. Open Shops in Labor Relations & Impacts on Human Resource Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17855].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17855].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Right-to-Work Laws: Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67439].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67439].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Company Strategic Planning for Union Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67440].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67440].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Steps in Strategic Planning for Unions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67441].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67441].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Union Avoidance: Reasons, Factors & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67442].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67442].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The History & Philosophies of Early Labor Unions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67444].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67444].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - A Historical Outline of Organized Labor in the United States Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The National Trades' Union & Worker's Strike of 1834 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39425].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39425].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Labor Conditions During the Second Industrial Revolution Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5734].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5734].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Labor Unions During the Second Industrial Revolution: Organized Labor vs. Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5723].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5723].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Knights of Labor: Definition, History, Goals & Leader Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO): Status & Trends in Membership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17852].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17852].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is the Homestead Act of 1862? - Definition & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4498].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4498].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Pullman Strike: Definition, Summary & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Union Development During WWI: Issues & Conflict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67445].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67445].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Union Development During WWII: Issues & Conflict Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67446].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67446].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Emergence & Significance of Industrial Unions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67447].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67447].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Issues in Post-WWII Union Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67448].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67448].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Development of Labor Relations Law & Agencies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67450].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67450].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Criminal & Civil Conspiracy Doctrine in Labor Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67451].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67451].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Effects of the Norris-LaGuardia Act on Yellow-Dog Contracts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67452].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67452].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890: Summary & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6630].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6630].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Danbury Hatters' Case & Antitrust Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67453].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67453].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Clayton Antitrust Act of 1914: Definition & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21419].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21419].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Railway Labor Act of 1926: Definition & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67454].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67454].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - National Industrial Recovery Act: Definition & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Labor Relations & Unions: NLRA, Taft-Hartley & the Civil Service Reform Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - National Labor Relations Board: History and Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act of 1959 Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67455].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67455].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is the Civil Rights Act of 1964? - Summary, Effects & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10700].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10700].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Relation of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1991 to Human Resource Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? - History & Accessibility Guidelines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8822].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8822].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Americans with Disabilities Act: Implications for Older Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21908].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21908].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Age Discrimination in the Workplace? - Definition, Cases & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10767].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10767].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Employment Discrimination: Definition and Laws Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10865].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10865].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Governmental Regulation & Deregulation of the Economy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37364].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37364].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Deregulation Legislation: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67457].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67457].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Health and Safety Regulations: OSHA Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17102].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17102].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - ERISA Law: Explanation & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15586].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15586].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA): Overview and Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[15588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Affordable Health Care Act: Description, Overview & Relevance to HR Management Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Theories & Models of Union Formation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67459].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67459].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Organizing a Union: Activities & Tactics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67460].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67460].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Workers' Rights: Union Organization & Management Relations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25956].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25956].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Roles and Duties of Union Members and Leadership Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17854].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17854].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - National Labor Relations Board: Policies & Conduct Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67461].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67461].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Unionizing Process: Certification, Decertification Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17856].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17856].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Union Decertification: Process & Policies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67462].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67462].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Is Collective Bargaining? - Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7886].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7886].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Function of Collective Bargaining Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Importance of the Collective Bargaining Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17853].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17853].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Bargaining Strategies in Labor Relations: Integrative & Distributive Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17858].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17858].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Bargaining Issues: Wages & Wage Incentives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67464].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67464].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Bargaining Issues for Job Evaluation Programs Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67465].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67465].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Bargaining Issues Related to Employee Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67466].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67466].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Contract Ratification: Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67467].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67467].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Bargaining Impasses: Strikes, Lockouts & Other Consequences Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Employer Restrictions and Rights in Unionizing Process & Collective Bargaining Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Employee and Workplace Grievances: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8746].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8746].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Mediation & Arbitration: Third-Party Interventions in Organizations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Case Law Related to Duty of Fair Representation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67470].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67470].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Employee Discipline in the Workplace: Procedures & Principle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4970].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4970].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Written Warnings in the Workplace: Examples & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7870].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7870].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Common Methods of Employee Discipline: 'Hot Stove' and Progressive Discipline Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Employment-at-Will: Definition, Advantages & Implied Contracts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10864].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10864].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Is Wrongful Termination? - Definition & Conditions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10875].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10875].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Are Employee Rights in the Workplace? - Law & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7861].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7861].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Multinational Bargaining: Issues & Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is NAFTA? - Definition, Effects & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6616].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6616].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - NAFTA & North American Integration: Reasons & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21552].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21552].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Impacts of the North American Agreement on Labor Cooperation (NAALC) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Union Formation & Bargaining in Canada, Latin America & Cuba Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67484].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67484].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Union Formation & Bargaining in Europe & the Eastern Bloc Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67485].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67485].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Union Formation & Bargaining in Asia & Australia Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67486].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[67486].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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