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236. Featherbedding refers to: A. a situation in which a union forces an employer to hire union workers in preference to nonunion workers. B. the requirement that unneeded workers be retained on a job. C. the refusal by one union to handle or transport goods produced by workers in another union. D. disputes among two or more unions as to which will perform certain jobs. AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-7 McConnell - Chapter 13 #236 Status: New Topic: Labor unions and their impacts 237. Available research suggests that the union wage advantage diminishes the national output by: AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-7 McConnell - Chapter 13 #237 Status: New Topic: Labor unions and their impacts 238. Suppose a worker feels unhappy with his job and consequently quits. This illustrates: AACSB: Analytical Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-7 McConnell - Chapter 13 #238 Status: New Topic: Labor unions and their impacts 239. The voice mechanism is important because it may: AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Understanding Learning Objective: 13-7 McConnell - Chapter 13 #239 Status: New Topic: Labor unions and their impacts Assumptions: These two graphs show two sectors of the labor market for a particular kind of labor. Relevant product markets are competitive. The two labor demand curves are identical and initially the quantities of labor employed in the two sectors are L 1 and L' 1 and the wage rate in each sector is Wn . McConnell - Chapter 13
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240. Refer to the above diagram and assumptions. If a union is formed in sector 1 and the union increases the wage rate from W n to W u , then employment will: A. decrease, but we cannot determine by how much. B. decrease by 0 L 2 in sector 1. C. decrease by L 1 L 2 in sector 1. D. increase by L 1 L 2 in sector 1. AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Analysis Learning Objective: 13-7 McConnell - Chapter 13 #240 Status: New Topic: Labor unions and their impacts 241. Refer to the above diagrams and assumptions. The change in employment in sector 1 to which a W n to W u union wage increase gives rise will cause output in that sector to: AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Analysis Learning Objective: 13-7 McConnell - Chapter 13 #241 Status: New Topic: Labor unions and their impacts
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