Closed Shop: Definition & Agreements


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What do you call a shop that will only hire and retain members in good standing of a labor union?

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1. Which federal law allowed closed shop agreements between the employer and the union?

2. Which federal law amended the Wagner Act and made closed shops illegal?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are federal laws that impact the activities of businesses and labor unions. This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of laws relating to a closed shop and labor union.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you will be quizzed on:

  • Employer hiring practices
  • Federal Laws relating to unions
  • Differences between a closed shop and union shop

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a closed shop
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about agreements between employers and unions
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding federal laws that affect unions and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about a closed shop and its history in the American workplace, review the lesson called Closed Shop: Definition & Agreements. The lesson will discuss the following subjects:

  • Definition of a closed shop
  • Labor Management Relations Act
  • Worker rights to organize labor unions