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Course SummaryThis 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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About This Course
From American labor laws to unions, this study guide quickly and easily prepares you to take the UExcel Labor Relations exam for college credit. Refer to these lessons to gain a deeper understanding of such topics as industrial relations systems, labor in the public and private sector, union organization and more. This guide offers a quick and easy way you can review all topics contained on the UExcel Labor Relations exam, such as:
- The history of labor unions
- Types and structures of unions
- American labor history
- Labor laws before and after 1960
- Collective bargaining processes
- Labor contract administration and arbitration
- International labor relations
About the Exam
UExcel exams are credit-granting proficiency exams offered by Excelsior College. The UExcel Labor Relations exam consists of 120 multiple-choice questions and contains 9 content areas. The Overview of Labor Relations in the U.S. and Collective Bargaining sections each account for 20% of the exam; American Labor History, American Labor Law in the Private Sector, The Organizing Process, Contract Administration and Labor Arbitration sections are each 10%; and The Public Sector and Labor Relations Abroad sections each account for 5%. Students are given two hours to complete this exam. Excelsior College employs a letter grade system for UExcel exam, with scores of A, B and C considered passing scores. Students who pass this exam can earn three college credits.
UExcel Labor Relations Exam Preparation & Registration
The nine sections of this extensive UExcel Labor Relations Exam study guide is designed to cover all topic areas addressed in the actual exam. You can review such information as union types and structures, labor union history in the U.S., labor laws and regulations, unionizing processes, collective bargaining strategies, employee rights and grievances, and labor laws in the public and private sectors. Each lesson is taught by experienced instructors who make it easy to learn these topics through examples and definitions. Engaging video lessons are accessible at any time, from any device, so you can fit your review of this material into even the busiest of schedules. Take the self-assessment quizzes to see how much understand about each topic and measure your readiness to take the UExcel Labor Relations exam.
Students wishing to take this or any UExcel exam can register online through the Excelsior College website by creating an account. Once you have submitted all necessary information and paid exam fees, you will be sent an Authorization To Test (ATT) notification. Once you have received this message, you can then schedule a test center and date through Pearson VUE. You must select the exam from an 8-week or 16-week term within a trimester.
The UExcel Labor Relations exam is administered by Excelsior College, which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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