Chapter 15 Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining

| February 14, 2018

11) Which type of union security
accounts for almost three-fourths of union contracts?
A) maintenance of membership
B) preferential shop
C) closed shop
D) union shop
E) agency shop

12) The ________ form of union security
means that the company can hire nonunion people, but those people must join the
union within a prescribed period of time and pay dues.
A) closed shop
B) union shop
C) agency shop
D) open shop
E) maintenance of agreement

13) Which form of union security
requires employees who do not belong to the union to pay union dues on the
assumption that the union’s efforts benefit all workers?
A) closed shop
B) union shop
C) agency shop
D) open shop
E) maintenance of agreement

14) Which of the following best defines
the preferential shop form of union security?
A) A company can hire nonunion people,
but they must then join the union.
B) A company can hire only current union
members.
C) Employees who do not belong to the
union must still pay dues.
D) A company gives hiring advantages to
union members.
E) Union members must maintain
membership for the contract period.

15) With the maintenance of membership
arrangement of union security, how long must union members employed by a firm
maintain union membership?
A) until the union disbands
B) until negotiations are over
C) until there is a wage increase
D) for the contract period
E) for at least one year

16) The term ________ describes
statutory or constitutional provisions banning the requirement of union
membership as a condition of employment.
A) termination at will
B) right to work
C) open shop
D) free labor
E) yellow dog

17) Right to work laws inhibit union
formation by ________.
A) outlawing unions in right to work
states
B) prohibiting any form of union
security
C) making union membership a
precondition for employment
D) leaving the question of union
affiliation up to each company
E) leaving the question of union
security up to each company

18) In which human resource activity
does a typical labor agreement NOT give the union a role?
A) recruitment
B) selection
C) compensation
D) dismissal
E) appraisals

19) Which of the following best
describes the AFL-CIO?
A) voluntary federation of national and
international labor unions
B) local union for automobile workers in
Detroit, Michigan
C) political lobbying group for public
school teachers
D) federation of firms that fight
unionization in their plants
E) regional branch of the National Labor
Relations Board

20) Which of the following best
describes a “yellow dog” contract?
A) As a condition of employment, an
employee agrees not to picket.
B) Union members agree to the agency
shop form of union security.
C) Employers agree to give union members
preference in hiring.
D) As a condition of employment, an
employee agrees to not join a union.
E) Employers agree to abide by the
guidelines of the local labor unions.

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