In regard to reasons managers resist unions, which of the following statement is false?
A. Managers may view unions as troublemakers. B. Managers may view unions as outsiders. C. Managers embrace the major values of the labor movement, but prefer company unions. D. Managers may see unions as undermining employee loyalty.
After his election to the presidency of the AFL-CIO in 1996, John Sweeney declared a number of intentions. Which of the following was not one of Sweeney's intentions?
A. Recruitment efforts would be expanded on an unprecedented scale. B. Political action efforts would be expanded aggressively. C. Minorities and women would take on more leadership roles in the federation. D. The size of the executive council would be reduced from 53 to 35.
Which of the following statements is true regarding the growth of unions during the Civil War?
A. The wartime economy generated prosperity for the rich and poverty for everyone else. B. Wartime inflation spurred union efforts to increase wages. C. The first national unions were founded during the Civil War. D. Abraham Lincoln had mixed feelings about organized labor.
. Which of the following statements best characterizes the media's perspective on the organized labor movement?
A. Union featherbedding is seldom examined, but union criminality gets a lot of attention. B. Media reporting avoids accounts of strikes and work stoppages. C. Overall, media reporting on union activities has been evenhanded. D. When labor agreements are arrived at peacefully, they tend to be ignored.
The correct answers are 1. C. Managers embrace the major values of the labor movement, but prefer company... View the full answer