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unionizing. They contacted the Winery Workers of America (WWA) for help. Spotted Frogmanagement was upset. If it had to pay workers more (as the union promised), the winery would lose its slim profits. Believing he was acting correctly, the president distributed a memo stating that any employee caught discussing unionization would be fired.Pierre, the wine master at Spotted Frog, was furious about the memo and became an
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advocate for the union cause. Management would not fire Pierre because he gave theirwine its unique taste. But they did fire ten employees who spoke with Pierre.WWA collected authorization cards from employees, requested a representation election, and won a close election. The union, with Pierre as its agent, began negotiating a collective bargaining agreement. Negotiations went badly as the management rejectedevery proposal. WWA called a strike against Spotted Frog. After two weeks, management caved in and signed a contract, so its employees returned to work. As Pierre entered the winery, he did not see some grape skins on the floor. He slipped and was injured.355. Refer to Fact Pattern 16-1. Pierre filed a complaint with the NLRB, alleging unfair labor practices at Spotted Frog.Which of the following actions are likely to occur after the filing of the complaint?a. a field employee of the NLRB would investigate the claimb. Spotted Frog management would file a claim with theFair Labor Board c. the regional director would file a complaint if the allegation had meritd. a field employee of the NLRB would investigate the claim and the regional directorwould file a complaint if the allegation had merite. a field employee of the NLRB would investigate the claim and the regional directorwould file a complaint if the allegation had merit and Spotted Frog management would file a claim with the Fair Labor Board356. Refer to Fact Pattern 16-1. If Spotted Frog management went to court for an injunction to stop the WWA strike, management would be:a. granted an injunction based on the Taft-Hartley Actb. denied an injunction based on the Norris-La Guardia Act c. granted an injunction based on the Norris-La Guardia Actd. denied an injunction based on the Fair Labor Standards Act e. granted an injunction because Pierre was irrational357. Refer to Fact Pattern 16-1. In its drive to unionize, at least what percent of workers atSpotted Frog must sign authorization cards before a representation election can be requested?a.10%b.30%c.50%d.75%e.
100%358. Refer to Fact Pattern 16-1. At least what fraction of the Spotted Frog employees must vote in favor of WWAbeing their collective bargaining representative for the union to be certified by the NLRB?a.30%b.50%c.60%d.66%e.75%

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