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The primary goal of unions is to obtain

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The primary goal of unions is to obtain: Your Answer: Security for themselves. Correct. First and foremost, unions seek security for themselves. 2. In a _____ shop, the company can hire nonunion people, but the employees must join the union after a prescribed period of time. Your Answer: Closed Correct Answer: Union Incorrect. In a closed shop, the company can hire only union members. First and foremost, unions seek security for themselves. Five types of union security are possible. 3. _____ laws ban requiring union membership as a condition of employment. Your Answer: Right to work Correct. Right to work describes state statutory or constitutional provisions banning the requirement of union membership as a condition of employment. 4. Purpose of the Landrum-Griffin Act was to protect union members from: Your Answer: Employers' views concerning union organization. Correct Answer: Union wrongdoing. Incorrect. The Taft-Hartley Act gave employers full freedom to express their views concerning union organization. The law contains a bill of rights for union members and lays out rules regarding union elections. 5. Employers unwittingly hire undercover union organizers through the practice of: Your Answer: All of the above. Correct Answer: Union salting. Incorrect. The correct answer is union salting. The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that persons hired through this practice are employees and the
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NLRB will require employers to pay them if employers fire them for trying to organize the workplace. 6. The _____ is (are) the group of employees that the union will be authorized to represent and bargain for collectively. Your Answer: Entire organization Correct Answer: Bargaining unit Incorrect. The bargaining unit is the group of employees that the union will be authorized to represent and bargain for collectively. If the entire organization is the bargaining unit, the union will represent all non-supervisory, non-managerial, and non-confidential employees. If the entire organization is included, the union will represent all non-supervisory, non- managerial, and non-confidential employees, although the union may be oriented mostly toward blue-collar workers. 7. An employer's first line of defense against the unionizing effort is its: Your Answer: HR staff. Correct Answer: Supervisors. Incorrect. Supervisors are an employer's first line of defense when it comes to the unionizing effort. They are often in the best position to sense evolving employee attitude problems and to discover the first signs of union activity. 8. _____ means that both the union and the employer communicate and negotiate and make every reasonable effort to arrive at an agreement. Your Answer: Mediation Correct Answer: Good faith bargaining Incorrect. With mediation, a neutral third party tries to assist the principals in reaching agreement.
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