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Labor Relations: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which piece of legislation outlawed closed shops in the United States?

Question 2 2. Generally speaking, how long does a new union get to represent employees before being subjected to a decertification election?

Question 3 3. The process of employees deciding whether or not to cease union representation is called:

Question 4 4. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the demographics of union membership in 2013?

Question 5 5. Mary is a welder and a member of a union. Her fellow members include Paul, a production worker, Janice, a janitor, and Mike a machinist. They all work in an automobile factory. What type of union is this?

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Question 6 6. Which one of the following was not created by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978?

Question 7 7. What's the difference between a zero sum game and a positive sum game in negotiating?

Question 8 8. What's a collective bargaining agreement?

Question 9 9. Why do workers join a union?

Question 10 10. What are the benefits and drawbacks of being part of a union?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the National Labor Relations Board?

Question 12 12. Which of these best describes the proposal step of the collective bargaining process ?

Question 13 13. The National Labor Relations Board consists of _____ members.

Question 14 14. Which action is permitted by a company under the NLRA?

Question 15 15. What is the purpose of the National Labor Relations Act?

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Question 16 16. Why do most strikes occur ?

Question 17 17. What's the best example of a distributive bargaining strategy?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a factor relating to the decline in union membership and influence?

Question 19 19. Which of these best describes when an integrative strategy will work best?

Question 20 20. Which of the following can an employer do during the election period?

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Question 21 21. Which employer activity is legal?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an important characteristic of collective bargaining?

Question 23 23. Tom and 20% of his coworkers are petitioning the start of an election and have sent their signatures to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Why will their request FAIL?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a rule of the collective bargaining process?

Question 25 25. Jane is unsatisfied with the representation of her company's union and wishes to decertify them. She works for a company that has 100 employees. What is the minimum amount of employees that need to agree with her opinion in order for her to be able to finish the decertification process?

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Question 26 26. An arbitrator's word is

Question 27 27. Negotiations are going nowhere, so an employer decides to shut down operations to pressure the union to concede on some important bargaining issues. What strategy is being employed?

Question 28 28. What happens if there is an impasse in collective bargaining?

Question 29 29. What is a secondary boycott?

Question 30 30. In 2013, what was the percentage of private sector employees who were members of unions?

Labor Relations: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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