Which one of the following research findings is most

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247.Which one of the following research findings is most consistent with the hypothesis that unions increase productivity? A. Other things equal, firm profits are lower where unions are present. B. Union workers receive, on average, higher fringe benefits relative to wages than nonunion workers. C. The average amount of work time lost annually to strikes is surprisingly small. D. Labor turnover is less in unionized firms than in nonunionized firms. 248.Since the mid-1950s, union membership has declined as a percentage of employed wage and salary workers. True False
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249.The rate of unionization is substantially higher for protective service workers than for sales workers. True False 250.Unions prefer agency shops to open shops. True False 251.There is no evidence that unions are able to increase wage rates above those that the market would otherwise provide. True False 252.Union workers have higher rates of job turnover than do nonunion workers. True False 253.Right-to-work laws prohibit the formation of labor unions. True False 254.The presence of an agency shop requires all workers to join the union within the first 30 days of employment. True False 255.Six of the 50 states account for approximately half of all union members in the United States. True False 256.African-Americans have higher unionization rates than whites. True False 257.In 2007, approximately 5 percent of all work time lost was due to work stoppages. True False
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ch13 Key 1. Real wages in the United States in the long run: AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-1 McConnell - Chapter 13 #1 Topic: Real and nominal wage rates; trends 2. The long-run trend of real wages: AACSB: Reflective Thinking Skills Blooms: Knowledge Learning Objective: 13-1 McConnell - Chapter 13 #2 Topic: Real and nominal wage rates; trends
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