Module 5 Sections 7 - 10

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A quiz that covers Module 5, sections 7-10.


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  • 1. 
    The NLRA is also known as the:
    • A. 

      Norris-LaGuardia Act

    • B. 

      Weingarten Rights

    • C. 

      Wagner Act

    • D. 

      Clayton Act

  • 2. 
    What is it called when a common owner operates a union business and a non-union business:
    • A. 

      Yellow Dogging

    • B. 

      Double Breasting

    • C. 

      Featherbedding

    • D. 

      Salting

  • 3. 
    What did the Civil Service Reform Act Do?
    • A. 

      Extended collective bargaining rights to federal employees

    • B. 

      Extended collective bargaining rights to private employees

    • C. 

      Protected rights of employees to organized unhampered by management

  • 4. 
    A clause that states when workers take jobs in a specific bargaining unit, they must join the union within a certain period of time is a:
    • A. 

      Closed Shop

    • B. 

      Union Shop

    • C. 

      Open Shop

    • D. 

      Yellow Dog

  • 5. 
    The Railway Labor Act, as amended in 1936, covers what industry workers:
    • A. 

      Railroad employees only

    • B. 

      Railroad and interstate trucking company employees

    • C. 

      Railroad and airline employees

    • D. 

      Railroad and coal mining employees

  • 6. 
    What percent of eligible employees in a prospective bargaining unit must sign authorization cards b/t the NLRB will order an election?
    • A. 

      25%

    • B. 

      30%

    • C. 

      33%

    • D. 

      51%

  • 7. 
    A contract b/t a union and an employer under which the employer agrees not to oppose a union's attempt to organize its workforce is a:
    • A. 

      Right to Work agreement

    • B. 

      Gag rule

    • C. 

      Collective bargaining agreement

    • D. 

      Neutrality agreement

  • 8. 
    Any union can attempt to organize at any company:
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    An Excelsior List is a listing of:
    • A. 

      Union officials eligible to vote

    • B. 

      The highest ranking officials of a company

    • C. 

      Names and addresses of all eligible bargaining unit employees

    • D. 

      Organizations that campaign against unions

  • 10. 
    In all industries except healthcare, how many days b/f expiration of a current contract must a decertification petition be filed:
    • A. 

      B/t 0 and 30 days

    • B. 

      B/t 30 and 60 days

    • C. 

      B/t 60 and 90 days

    • D. 

      B/t 60 and 120 days

  • 11. 
    The purpose of recognitional picketing is done to:
    • A. 

      Induce employees to accept the union as their representation

    • B. 

      Recognize companies who campaign against unions

    • C. 

      Truthfully advise the public that an employer is nonunion

    • D. 

      Obtain employer's recogniation of the union as their bargaining representative

  • 12. 
    The NLRB will bar a petition for an election for all of the following reasons except:
    • A. 

      A valid CBA already exists

    • B. 

      A union has been initially certified during the previous 12 months

    • C. 

      Too many lawsuits have been filed against the company

    • D. 

      A ULP affecting the proposed bargaining unit is pending

  • 13. 
    What percentage of votes are required for a union to be certified?
    • A. 

      A simple majority of those casting a ballot

    • B. 

      51% of those casting a ballot

    • C. 

      A simple majority of those eligible to vote

    • D. 

      51% of those eligible to vote

  • 14. 
    The Taft-Hartley Act:
    • A. 

      Prohibits employers from engaging in ULPs

    • B. 

      Prohibits unions from engaging in ULPs

    • C. 

      Was created by Senator Taft and Bob Hartley

    • D. 

      Protected freedom of speech

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is not a category of collective bargaining subjects?
    • A. 

      Mandatory subjects

    • B. 

      Reserved subjects

    • C. 

      Voluntary subjects

    • D. 

      Illegal subjects

  • 16. 
    When more than one employer negotiates with the union, it is known as what type of collective bargaining?
    • A. 

      Pattern

    • B. 

      Coalition

    • C. 

      Coordinated

    • D. 

      Focused

  • 17. 
    A union that concentrates on negotiations with one employer and then negotiates similar contracts with competitors is using what type of collective bargaining:
    • A. 

      Pattern

    • B. 

      Coalition

    • C. 

      Coordinated

    • D. 

      Focused

  • 18. 
    When an employer bargains with several unions simultaneously, it is known as what type of collective bargaining?
    • A. 

      Pattern

    • B. 

      Coalition

    • C. 

      Coordinated

    • D. 

      Focused

  • 19. 
    What is "Bumping"?
    • A. 

      Working in tight quarters and frequently touching your co-workers

    • B. 

      Riding a forklift on an uneven surface

    • C. 

      Allowing more senior workers whose jobs have been eliminated the right to transfer into jobs of less senior workers

  • 20. 
    A company that wants to change an existing CBA must notify the other party how many days b/f the expiration of the contract?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      120

  • 21. 
    Which of the following may be a protected union activity:
    • A. 

      Picketing

    • B. 

      Wildcat strikes

    • C. 

      Secondary boycotts

    • D. 

      Shutdowns

  • 22. 
    What is a ULP?
    • A. 

      Union Labor Practice

    • B. 

      Unfair Labor Practice

    • C. 

      Union Labor Policy

    • D. 

      Unilateral Legal Procedure

  • 23. 
    All of the following are examples of voluntary/permissive subjects except:
    • A. 

      Benefits for retired members

    • B. 

      Settlement of ULPs

    • C. 

      Neutrality agreements

    • D. 

      Vacations and Holidays

  • 24. 
    Hot cargo clauses were agreements that allowed union workers to:
    • A. 

      Expedite the shipment of perishable nonunion goods

    • B. 

      Refrain from picketing goods that were made by nonunion labor

    • C. 

      Refrain from handling goods made by nonunion labor or plants on strike

    • D. 

      Set up separate shipping entrances that would not be picketed

  • 25. 
    An employer is required to displace workers hired on a temporary basis and reinstate striking workers when a strike:
    • A. 

      Is a sympathy strike

    • B. 

      Is the result of a ULP

    • C. 

      Is declared illegal by the NLRB

    • D. 

      Lasts less than 48 hours

  • 26. 
    Unlawful circumvention refers to an employer's:
    • A. 

      Refusal to provide relevant information for the negotiation process

    • B. 

      Refusal to furnish information that would violate employee privacy

    • C. 

      Attempt to discuss with employees any proposals not presented during negotiations

    • D. 

      Attempt to go around the union by hiring temporary replacement workers