Labor Relations: Help & Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Identify which of the following is an example of a strike:

Question 2 2. Which of the following can an employer do during the election period?

Question 3 3. What human resource management function relates directly to dealing with unions?

Question 4 4. Anne applies for a job at a manufacturing plant, and sees a bunch of union information in the HR department. She asks if she has to join a union in order to get a job. The HR rep tells her she can join the union if she wants but does not have to do so. What type of shop is the company?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. What's the best example of integrative bargaining?

Question 7 7. Which of these best describes when an integrative strategy will work best?

Question 8 8. Nate's job is to receive grievances from union members and try to resolve them with management. He'll also try to recruit new members and educate members about the union. What's Nate's role?

Question 9 9. What's a collective bargaining agreement?

Question 10 10. What are an employer's obligations when engaging in collective bargaining?

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Question 11 11. What makes an employer have a union or agency shop?

Question 12 12. Who or what determines whether a company is an open or a union shop?

Question 13 13. Which of the following has the highest concentration of union membership?

Question 14 14. After a labor representative informs her that the union is striking, Jane, the CEO, calls a temp agency to hire replacement workers rather than starting up negotiations with the union again. Why is this an effective tactic against strikes?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the demographics of union membership in 2013?

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Question 16 16. Abe is applying for a job at a plant. When asked if he's a member of the union by the HR he says he's not. The HR rep informs Abe that he cannot be hired because the company only hires union workers. What type of shop is the company?

Question 17 17. Generally speaking, how long does a new union get to represent employees before being subjected to a decertification election?

Question 18 18. 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?

Question 19 19. Which piece of legislation outlawed closed shops in the United States?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is incorrect about the state of union membership in 2013?

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Question 21 21. What happens if there is an impasse in collective bargaining?

Question 22 22. The National Labor Relations Board consists of _____ members.

Question 23 23. To prepare means to:

Question 24 24. Casey goes into the town's factory to apply for a production job. She is told that if hired, she will have to join the union. What type of shop is the company?

Question 25 25. Why do unions and company management enter into collective bargaining?

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Question 26 26. What law prohibits union shops in some states?

Question 27 27. Which federal agency regulates union organization activities?

Question 28 28. What type of agency is the National Labor Relations Board?

Question 29 29. In 2013, what was the percentage of private sector employees who were members of unions?

Question 30 30. If union membership isn't required for a job, what type of shop is it?

Labor Relations: Help & Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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