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Labor Relations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a function of the National Labor Relations Board?

Question 3 3. What are the benefits and drawbacks of being part of a union?

Question 4 4. Which piece of legislation outlawed closed shops in the United States?

Question 5 5. What is a secondary boycott?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Why is the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) tasked with the conducting of the elections?

Question 8 8. What percentage of wage earners and salaried employees were members of unions in 2013?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is incorrect regarding the demographics of union membership in 2013?

Question 10 10. Trying to reduce or stop customers from purchasing the company's products or services is an example of what tactic?

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Question 11 11. What human resource management function relates directly to dealing with unions?

Question 12 12. What type of agency is the National Labor Relations Board?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is incorrect about the state of union membership in 2013?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a factor relating to the decline in union membership and influence?

Question 15 15. Which federal agency regulates union organization activities?

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Question 16 16. Who issued Executive Order 11491?

Question 17 17. In 2013, what was the percentage of private sector employees who were members of unions?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Why do most strikes occur ?

Question 20 20. Generally speaking, how long does a new union get to represent employees before being subjected to a decertification election?

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Question 21 21. Mark was elected by the general membership and is responsible for heading up the day-to-day operations of the union. What is his role?

Question 22 22. What's the best example of integrative bargaining?

Question 23 23. Which employer activity is legal?

Question 24 24. What's the difference between a zero sum game and a positive sum game in negotiating?

Question 25 25. To prepare means to:

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Question 26 26. 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 27 27. Which of the following procedures would NOT be a part of the collective bargaining process?

Question 28 28. Identify which of the following is a profile which will MOST likely fall in the jurisdiction of the Office of Personnel Management:

Question 29 29. The process of employees deciding whether or not to cease union representation is called:

Question 30 30. Which of these best describes the proposal step of the collective bargaining process ?

Labor Relations Chapter Exam Instructions

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