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Question 1 (2 points) Question 1 Und

Which of the following is a large federation of unions composed of national and international unions?

Question 1 options:

a) Change to Win Federation


c) Teamsters Union

d) United Rubber Workers

Question 2 (2 points) Question 2 Und

Which term best matches this definition-- “ states with laws that prohibit a requirement to join a union or pay dues and fees to a union”?

Question 2 options:

a) democratic states

b) closed-shop states

c) union-shop states

d) right-to-work states

Question 3 (2 points) Question 3 Und

To hold a union election, the union must show signatures from over _____ percent of the employees in the bargaining unit.

Question 3 options:

a) 60%

b) 30%

c) 10%

d) 90%

Question 4 (2 points) Question 4 Und

What does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 pertain to?

Question 4 options:

a) Whistleblowing

b) Right-to-work laws

c) Union work stoppages

d) Drug usage on private property

Question 5 (2 points) Question 5 Und

What are the three common categories of exceptions to Employment-at-Will?

Question 5 options:

a) Public Policy, Implied Contract, and Good Faith/Fair Dealing

b) Oral Contracts, Written Contracts, and Organizational Policy

c) Public Policy, Good Faith/Fair Dealing, and Justice for All

d) Merit Pay, Seniority, and Organizational Policy

Question 6 (2 points) Question 6 Und

What is the term used when two parties are unable to reach consensus on the collective bargaining agreement?

Question 6 options:

a) bargaining impasse

b) hung bargaining

c) lockout

d) unfair labor practice

Question 7 (2 points) Question 7 Und

Which of the following accurately answers “What is a labor union?”

Question 7 options:

a) A government agency created to oversee workplace safety

b) A formal association of supervisors and managers that promotes the interests of its top management team

c) A work group team involving the supervisor, quality assurance, and rank and file workers

d) A formal association of workers that promotes the interests of its members through collective action

Question 8 (2 points) Question 8 Und

What is the purpose of a strike?

Question 8 options:

a) To put pressure on the union to lessen its demands

b) None of the possible answers defines a strike’s purpose

c) To show employees are sick and cannot work

d) To put pressure on the organization to accept the proposed contract

Question 9 (2 points) Question 9 Und

What federal agency oversees union organization elections?

Question 9 options:

a) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

b) National Mediation and Conciliation Service


d) National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)

Question 10 (2 points) Question 10 Und

Which term best matches this definition-- “Requiring a person to join the union within a certain time period of starting his employment with an organization”?

Question 10 options:

a) union shop

b) closed shop

c) maintenance of membership

d) agency shop

Question 11 (2 points) Question 11 Und

What is an example of a mandatory bargaining topic in private-sector bargaining?

Question 11 options:

a) an illegal topic to bargain on

b) required tools for employees to do their jobs

c) management rights

d) drug testing for applicants

Question 12 (2 points) Question 12 Und

Today, what is the percent of American private-sector workers belonging to a labor union?

Question 12 options:

a) 20.2%

b) 95.3%

c) 75.7%

d) 6.4%

Question 13 (2 points) Question 13 Und

Which most accurately describes the Railway Labor Act?

Question 13 options:

a) The RLA established a board of mediation to assist in settling labor issues

b) All of the possible answers are correct answers

c) It was amended to include the airline industry

d) Its main goal is to prevent strikes by substituting mediation, bargaining, and arbitration when settling labor disputes so there is no disruption of interstate commerce

Question 14 (2 points) Question 14 Und

Which of the following does NOT describe The National Labor Relations Act?

Question 14 options:

a) It covers a wide range of labor rights including the right to strike, to bargain as a union, and a general right to protest

b) it was changed substantially by the Taft-Hartley Act which tampered down union power

c) It is the largest and most well-known legislation addressing labor relations

d) It is also called the Westernization Act

Question 15 (2 points) Question 15 Und

Which of the following laws was passed to regulate the internal functioning of unions and to combat abuse of union members by union leaders?

Question 15 options:

a) The Landrum Griffin Act

b) The Railway Labor Act

c) The Taft-Hartley Act

d) The National Labor Relations Act


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