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What is a union federation called consisting of the seven unions that broke from the AFL-C

What is a union federation called consisting of the seven unions that broke from the AFL-CIO and formally launched a rival labor federation representing about 6 million workers in 2005?

A) United We Stand Coalition

B) Change for a Better Coalition

C) Chance to Win Coalition

D) Change to Win Coalition

 

2) Which of the following is a broad objective of the labor movement as a whole?

A) To secure and, if possible, improve the living standards and economic status of its members

B) To enhance and, if possible, guarantee individual security against threats and contingencies that might result from market fluctuations, technological change, or management decisions

C) To influence power relations in the social system in ways that favor and do not threaten union gains and goals

D) all of the above

 

3) What strategy was being used when the longshoremen struck the West Coast in 2002, and the strike affected commerce from San Francisco to Maine?

A) public pwareness campaigns

B) union salting

C) strategically located union members

D) pulling the union through

 

4) What strategy was being used when the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) organized janitors in Houston?

A) organizing several big companies at once

B) union salting

C) strategically located union members

D) pulling the union through

5) What is a union tactic called that puts pressure on the end user of a company's product in order to have a successful organizing attempt?

A) flooding the community

B) pulling the union through

C) political involvement

D) salting

 

6) The political arm of the AFL-CIO is

A) ACTION.

B) the Committee on Political Education.

C) the Political Action Team (PAT).

D) PATCO.

 

7) What involves training union organizers to apply for jobs at a company and, once hired, work to unionize employees?

A) flooding the community

B) union salting

C) political involvement

D) peppering

 

8) In which U.S. Supreme case did the Court rule that employers cannot discriminate against union salts?

A) Firefighters Local Union #1984 v Carl W. Stotts

B) Espinoza v Farah Manufacturing Company

C) NLRB v Town & Electric Inc.

D) American Tobacco Company v Patterson

 

9) As a union growth strategy, what is the term for the process of the union inundating communities with organizers to target a particular business?

A) corporate labor campaigns

B) flooding the community

C) union salting

D) political involvement

10) As a union growth strategy, what is the term which involves labor maneuvers which do not coincide with a strike or organizing campaign to pressure an employer for better wages, benefits and the like?

A) union salting

B) political involvement

C) public awareness campaigns

D) flooding communities with organizers

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