Types of Union Security Provisions


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A negotiated agreement in a union contract that makes it more efficient for the union to recruit new members and maintain funding from membership dues is known as a/an _____.

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1. What is the benefit for a union to implement a dues checkoff provision?

2. Jamal was recently hired by a company that is considered an agency shop, and he has no desire to join a union. What will be expected of him?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo helps gauge your knowledge of the types of union security provisions. Agency shops and a preferential treatment clause for union employees are some topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use each resource to figure out what you know about:

  • Characteristics of an agency shop
  • The industry in which you would find hiring hall union security provisions
  • A union shop that is illegal now
  • Why unions include a dues checkoff security provision
  • Purpose of a preferential treatment clause for union employees

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of union security provisions and how they affect employees
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why unions include a dues checkoff security provision and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an agency shop that is not legal now

Additional Learning

Review more about these provisions using the lesson Types of Union Security Provisions. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Identify different shop types
  • Examine the purpose of union security provisions
  • Determine what types of union security provisions exist