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Multiple Choice Questions

26. Which of the following statements regarding unions is FALSE?

A) Unions tend to not get involved in productivity improvement programs.

B) Union membership has dropped substantially in the 1980s.

C) Union influence is much greater outside of the U.S., particularly in Europe.

D) Unions put constraints on many HR decisions such as compensation, promotion, demotion, and termination.

E) Employees believe that unions can actually improve conditions and, in particular, can have an impact at their own workplace.

27. The __________ formally recognized workers’ right to organize and bargain collectively with representatives of their own choosing.

A) Wagner Act

B) Taft-Hartley Act

C) Landrum-Griffin Act

D) Norris-LaGuardia Act

E) Americans with Disabilities Act

28. “Right-to-work” laws declare that:

A) management cannot interfere with or restrain workers in their right to organize.

B) union security agreements which require membership as a condition of employment are illegal.

C) unions can not discriminate against workers who do not participate in strikes.

D) employers may not interfere with employee representation and collective bargaining rights.

E) employers can interfere with employee representation.

29. According to NLRA:

A) management cannot interfere with, restrain, or coerce employees in the exercise of their rights to organize, bargain collectively.

B) management cannot dominate or interfere with the formation or administration of any labor organization.

C) management cannot encourage or discourage membership in any labor organization by discrimination with regard to hiring.

D) management cannot refuse to bargain collectively with representatives of the employees.

E) management can discharge or otherwise discriminate against an employee because he or she has filed charges or given testimony.

30. The __________ was designed to protect workers from union corruption.

A) Civil Rights Act of 1964

B) Wagner Act

C) Landrum-Griffin Act

D) The Fair Labor Reform Bill of 1978

E) The Fair Labor Standards Act

31. The Civil Service Reform Act:

A) mandates health coverage for all federal workers.

B) legislates the organizational structure of unions.

C) includes coverage of secondary boycotts.

D) replaces the earlier Taft-Hartley Act.

E) prohibits strikes by federal workers.

32. The __________ view maintains that unionization reduces worker quit rates, thereby leading to retention of experienced workers, lowering a firm’s training costs, and raising its productivity.

A) collective voice

B) ecological

C) human resource

D) monopoly

E) enlightened

33. Workers at the MJR Steel Mill have recently begun efforts to unionize. Who of the following is the MOST likely to welcome the unionization effort?

A) An economist who consults for the firm.

B) The vice-president in charge of production.

C) A corporate stockholder.

D) A factory line steelworker.

E) Engineers.

34. A(n) __________ is a formal agreement between a union and management which specifies conditions of employment for a certain period of time.

A) labor contract

B) contract negotiation

C) master agreement

D) arbitration settlement

E) document

35. Pension plans, paid vacations and holidays, health insurance plans, dismissal pay, reporting pay, and supplementary unemployment benefits (SUBs) are examples of which of the following collective bargaining issues?

A) Wage-related collective bargaining issues

B) Supplementary economic benefits issues

C) Institutional issues

D) Administrative issues

E) Concessionary bargaining


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