Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act of 1959

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What was a result of allowing states to interpret issues that were within their jurisdiction?

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1. What element of the Taft-Hartley Act of 1947 did the LMRDA take a step further?

2. Which of the following is an example of something the writers of the LMRDA saw as an unfair labor practice?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Unions are intended to help workers maintain fair and safe conditions in the workplace, but what happens when relations deteriorate between employees and the union that is supposed to protect them? The questions in this quiz will focus on the history of union practices and regulation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of:

  • The interpretation of state issues
  • The Taft-Hartley Act of 1947
  • The Labor Management Reporting & Disclosure Act (LMRDA)
  • The Landrum-Griffin Act

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - confirm that you have learned the most relevant details about labor unions from the related LMRDA lesson
  • Critical thinking - use information from the lesson to explain the impact of allowing states to interpret issues within their jurisdiction
  • Defining key concepts - explain the specifics of several pieces of legislation, such as the Landrum-Griffin Act and the Taft-Hartley Act

Additional Learning

For more information about this concept, review the accompanying lesson entitled Labor-Management Reporting & Disclosure Act of 1959. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Review hypothetical examples of unethical union practices
  • Explore the bill of rights for union workers
  • Discuss the effects of the LMRDA
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