Labor RelationsTests

Labor RelationsTests - Week 1 1. Question: "Perfect...

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Week 1 1. Question: "Perfect competition" depends on employers and employees being economic and legal equals in the labor market. Your Answer: True CORRECT False 2. Question: It is possible for more than one union to represent the majority of employees in a workplace in the United States Your Answer: True False CORRECT 3. Question: The standard of equity in the employment relationship also derives from religious views on the sanctity of human life and respect for human dignity. Your Answer: True CORRECT False 4. Question: Industrial democracy is premised on the belief that workers in a democratic society are entitled to the same democratic principles of participation in the workplace as they are in the political arena. Your Answer: True CORRECT False 5. Question: Both private and public sector union density has been declining for many years in the United States. Your Answer: True INCORRECT
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False CORRECT ANSWER 6. Question: Employment is not merely an economic transaction. It is related to: Your Answer: Human dignity Values of a democratic society Psychological fulfillment All of the above 7. Question: Which of the following best summarizes the trends in U.S. union density since the 1980s? Your Answer: Declining in both the private and pub Increasing in both the private and pub Stable in the private sector and declin sector Stable in the public sector and decli sector 8. Question: Labor unions are the primary example of independent employee representation because they are independent of ____________________. Your Answer: managerial authority CORREC T religious affiliation distributive justice internal labor markets
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9. Question: In industrial relations, employee voice is largely rooted in the political theories of ____________________, and is not dependent on increasing productivity or efficiency. Your Answer: one man, one vote communism and Marxism liberty and democracy distributive and procedural justice 10. Question: Union density in the United States is currently estimated at ____________________. Your Answer: over 40 percent about 25 percent 20 percent less than 15 percent CORRECT Week 2 1. Question: According to the industrial relations school, unequal bargaining power is the primary cause of the labor problem. Your Answer: True CORRECT False 2. Question: With collective voice – a union – in the workplace, employment conditions are determined by the government, not the market. Your Answer: True False CORRECT
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3. Question: National labor policy is based on the assumption that the inherent conflict in the employment relationship is best resolved via collective bargaining to balance efficiency, equity, and voice. Your
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Labor RelationsTests - Week 1 1. Question: "Perfect...

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