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Jump to Navigation Frame   Your location: Assessments  ›  View All Submissions  ›  View Attempt  View Attempt 3 of 3  Title: EXAM 4 Started: May 6, 2009 10:32 PM Submitted: May 6, 2009 11:29 PM Time spent: 00:57:08  Total score: 36/40 = 90%   Total score adjusted by 0.0  Maximum possible score: 40  1.
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Which one of the following was NOT a victory of the union's corporate  campaign in 1993 and 1994?    Stud ent  Res pons e A.  Lein enku gel  Brew ing  Com pany  stop ped  buyin Stale corn  syru p. B.  Miller  Beer  stop ped  buyin Stale corn  syru p C.  Stale spok
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2.   When unionists formed a nascent labor party and ran Dave Watts for Decatur  city council to publicize the workers’ issues, he came in third in the primary  but failed to win a seat in the general election, although IBEW 146 leader  Michael Carrigan won election to the council.  Student Response False    3.
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Which event did the Staley workers describe as one of the most emotional  and profound of the union's four year struggle for a fair contract?    Stud ent  Resp onse A.  Sept emb er  1993  Labo r Day  para de,  the  first  large  work er  prote st  after  the  locko ut. B.  Sept emb er  1994  rally  outsi de  the  count court hous wher
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4.   17% of workers are members of unions.  Student Response False    5.   U.S. federal law states that it is legal for employers, when their union workers  are on strike, to hire replacement workers or "scabs" and permanently  replace their union workforce.  Student Response True    6.
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  Most of the union’s activists welcomed Dan Lane’s decision to launch a  hunger strike to publicize the union’s cause.  Student Response False    7.   The percentage of union workers in the United States ranks lower than  Australia, Belgium, Denmark and Sweden but higher than France, Japan, the  United Kingdom, and West Germany.  Student Response False    8.
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  U.S. federal law mandates that employers with over 500 employees must  provide at least one week paid vacation per year.  Student Response False    9.   Jim Shinall, who had campaigned for two years to sign the contract, admitted  that the December 1995 agreement the union members voted to accept was  a complete defeat for the union, but the UPIU newspaper praised the contract  and UPIU vice president Glenn Goss declared the union had defeated some  of the worst of Staley’s concessionary demands.  Student Response True    10.
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Which of the following is NOT a reason that, during the work-to-rule campaign  and in the months after the lockout, the union activists became disdainful of  the conservative majority of the Executive Board? 
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