ORELA Business Education: HRM - Labor Relations Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What principle underlying the NLRA supports the proposition that a union representative should not be a manager in the company?

Question 2 2. Which one of the following was not created by the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978?

Question 3 3. What is the purpose of the National Labor Relations Act?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an important characteristic of collective bargaining?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Which action is permitted by a company under the NLRA?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a rule of the collective bargaining process?

Question 9 9. What are an employer's obligations when engaging in collective bargaining?

Question 10 10. How do public sector unions differ from private sector unions?

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Question 11 11. Which piece of legislation outlawed closed shops in the United States?

Question 12 12. Which of these best describes when an integrative strategy will work best?

Question 13 13. 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 14 14. Trying to reduce or stop customers from purchasing the company's products or services is an example of what tactic?

Question 15 15. Who issued Executive Order 10988?

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Question 16 16. Which federal agency regulates union organization activities?

Question 17 17. Which of the following can an employer do during the election period?

Question 18 18. What's the best example of integrative bargaining?

Question 19 19. Generally speaking, how long does a new union get to represent employees before being subjected to a decertification election?

Question 20 20. Which employer activity is legal?

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

Question 22 22. What's the difference between a zero sum game and a positive sum game in negotiating?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. Who or what determines whether a company is an open or a union shop?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. What's the best example of a distributive bargaining strategy?

Question 27 27. What is a closed shop?

Question 28 28. What is a secondary boycott?

Question 29 29. John is employed by ABC Manufacturing and is represented, along with his coworkers, by the XYZ Union. John has become unhappy with the amount of overtime he is working and is seeking a solution to this problem. John's best legal course of action is to:

Question 30 30. The NLRA doesn't allow which type of activity?

ORELA Business Education: HRM - Labor Relations Chapter Exam Instructions

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