Chapter 14 - Chapter 14 Questionnaire 1) What is Biometric...

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Chapter 14 Questionnaire 1) What is Biometric Identification Recognition? * Biometrics are computerized methods of recognizing people based on physical or behavioral character- istics. * face recognition, hand geometry, iris, palm prints, signature, and voice 2) What are the four major aspects that are of interest to management? * Labor organization * Labor law * Labor cost * Labor productivity 3) What is AFL? * American Federation of Labor (AFL): * This was the first successful effort to organize skilled and craft workers such as cabinetmakers, leather tanners, and blacksmiths. 4) Who started AFL? * Samuel Gompers in 1886 5) How did CIO start? * Industrial workers were treated as second class citizens as members of the AFL, by the older more estab- lished craft unions. * In 1935 the Committee for Industrial Organizations (CIO) was established. 6) Who was the first president of CIO? * John Lewis of the United Mine Workers in 1935 7) What is the Sherman Antitrust Act? * Formed to suppress the formation of large dominating firms. 8) What is an example of the Sherman Antitrust Act? * Microsoft 9) What is Clayton Act? * In 1914, The Clayton Act authorized employees to organize to negotiate with a particular employer. 10) What is Norris-LaGuardia Act? * Stated that the courts could not intercede on the part of management so as to obstruct the formation of labor organizations. 11) Which Act overcame Sherman Antitrust Act? * The Clayton Act 12) When was Supreme Court ruling that prevented labor from organizing?
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Chapter 14 Questionnaire * 1908 13) What is the Davis-Bacon Act? * Is an act that provides that wages and fringe benefits on all federal and federally funded projects shall be paid at the “prevailing” rate in the area. 14) Who establishes the prevailing rates? * The level of prevailing rates is established by the secretary of labor, and a listing of these rates is published with the contract documents so that all contractors will be aware of the standards. 2) What is the National Labor Relations Act? * Also called the Wagner Act * Established a total framework within which labor management relations are to be conducted. * Central purposes are to protect union-organizing activity and encourage collective bargaining. 3)
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