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Unformatted text preview: Jump to Navigation Frame Your location: Assessments View All Submissions View Attempt View Attempt 1 of 3 Title: EXAM 1 Started: April 1, 2009 9:42 PM Submitted: April 1, 2009 10:37 PM Time spent: 00:54:55 Total score: 37/40 = 92.5% Total score adjusted by 0.0 Maximum possible score: 40 1. In 2008 about what percentage of American workers were members of labor unions? Stud ent Resp onse A. 7.4% B. 10.3 % C. 12.4 % D. 14.6 % E. 15.8 % 2. Which of the following activities are NOT involved in organizing a union? Stud ent Res pons e A. Form a diver se orga nizin g com mitte e of the most activ e pro- unio n work ers at a com pany to lead the orga nizin g effort . B. Form a barg 3. Which of the following describes an "at will" employee? Stud ent Resp onse A. An empl oyee can be fired or discip lined for any reaso n exce pt illegal discri minat ion such as on acco unt of race, gend er, union mem bersh ip, etc. B. An empl oyee 4. When an employer uses union-busting tactics to prevent its employees from forming a union, the employer often uses this tactic. Stud ent Resp onse A. The empl oyer calls in the Natio nal Guar d. B. The empl oyer puts the union in truste eship . C. The empl oyer issue s an injun ction again st the union . 5. The Wagner Act and the National Labor Relations Act are the same thing: The labor law passed in 1935 legalizing the right to organize unions. Student Response True 6. According to the Yates reading, there are few Hollywood films that depict unions in a positive light. He says this film is the exception that proves the rule. Stud ent Res pons e 1. FIST 2. On the Wate rfront 3. Hoffa 4. Nor ma Rae 5. Solid arity Fore ver 7. What is it called when management responds to tensions with its union by shutting the workplace and escorting its union workforce out of the premises, while continuing work with supervisors and often newly hired replacement workers? Stud ent Resp onse A. Strik e B. Lock out C. Priva tizati on D. Plant closu re E. Impa sse 8. When a company wants to warn its workers that it vehemently opposes their forming a union, one very common tactic is what? Stud ent Resp onse A. Get a judge to issue an injun ction. B. Creat e a close d shop. C. Nego tiate a collec tive barga ining contr act. D. Hold capti ve audie nce meeti ngs. 9.9....
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