41. The contract between Boot Magic and its union is due to expire in 30 days. If the union and Boot Magic cannot successfully negotiate a contract, who must be notified?

41. The contract between Boot Magic and its union is due to expire in 30 days. If the union and Boot Magic cannot successfully negotiate a contract, who must be notified?

  1. the NLRB
  2. the FMCS
  3. the AFL-CIO
  4. the U.S. Secretary of Labor

42. The ____ enforces the Wagner, Taft-Hartley and Landrum Griffin Acts.

  1. the U.S. Justice Department
  2. U.S. Department of Labor
  3. Federal Labor-Management Conciliation Authority
  4. National Labor Relations Board

43. The _________ Act is considered pro-management.

  1. Norris-LaGuardia
  2. Railway Labor
  3. Taft-Hartley
  4. Wagner

44. The purpose of right-to-work laws is to

  1. Make it illegal to force people to join a union to get or keep a job.
  2. Promote full-employment in unionized industries.
  3. Require that all union members have legal visas.
  4. Prohibit unions from organizing in a particular state.

45. The CEO of Germaine Plumbing Products plans to open a new production plant. She wants to locate it in a state that has right-to-work laws restricting unions. The CEO should locate the plant in

  1. New York.
  2. Pennsylvania.
  3. Florida.
  4. Ohio.

46. The top management of Quaternary Manufacturing is concerned about the high labor costs of its unionized workforce. Management has formed a committee to investigate the benefits of moving its plant to an “employer friendly” region. All of the following geographic regions would be considered by the committee EXCEPT the

  1. Southeast.
  2. Rocky Mountain states.
  3. Great Lakes states.
  4. Texas-Oklahoma area.

47. Abner has applied for work with a local construction company. He has been told he must join the union before the company can hire him. This employer has a ____ shop.

  1. closed
  2. union
  3. agency
  4. open

48. A union shop requires

  1. That job applicants have a “union card” to be considered for employment.
  2. Employees who refuse to join the union to pay amounts equal to union dues and fees for the union’s representative services.
  3. That an employee join the union, usually 30 to 60 days after being hired.
  4. Non-union employees to be excluded from the protection of the union contract.

49. A/an ____ shop requires employees who refuse to join a union to pay amounts equal to union dues in return for the union’s representation services.

  1. restricted
  2. union
  3. open
  4. agency

50. The purpose of the Landrum-Griffin Act is to

  1. Give workers the right to engage in union activities.
  2. Reduce the number of economy-damaging strikes by developing third-party arbitration and mediation tools.
  3. Prohibit unfair labor practices of both employers and union officials.
  4. Protect union members’ democratic rights.