A lockout amounts to a permanent closure of a plant
Subject: Business / General Business
A lockout amounts to a permanent closure of a plant to avoid unionization
BUSN 410 – Examine the process involved
Question # 00501168
Subject: Business / General Business
Due on: 03/16/2017
Posted On: 03/16/2017 06:03 AM
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Assignment Instructions Learning Objectives
Examine the process involved with problem formulation.
Apply critical thinking to problem identification.
Evaluate ethical implications of a decision.
Prompt: Choose an editorial article (An editorial is an article that presents the writer’s opinion on an issue supported with facts) from the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal. Browse the library and choose an editorial that addresses a business issue that interests you. Instructions:
Prepare a PowerPoint Presentation that presents your analysis examining the critical thinking elements of the argument. Your presentation should address, at minimum, the following:
Citation of the article and a brief summary of its contents
What are the premise(s) in the article?
What evidence is presented? Is it credible?
Can you independently verify the evidence presented?
How are counterarguments addressed?
Does the writer represent a particular interest?
How is language used to develop the argument?
Do you detect any errors in knowledge, evidence, or thinking?
Does the writer use any types of appeals or commit any fallacies?
Overall, how compelling is this article?
Be certain to carefully research your analysis using credible sources with proper APA citations.
The National Labor Relations Act provides for injunctions for forestalling strikes when they threaten the national health or safety
A successor employer cannot be held liable for the remedy of an unfair practice committed by the old/previous employer
The Federal Service Labor-Management Relations Act (FSLMRA) created the National Labor Relations Board (NLRD) to administer the act
If an employer or a class of employers believes that the Occupational Safety and Health Act standard is inappropriate to its particular situation, an exemption, or variance, may be sought
Requirement of union shop agreement is that, after being hired by employer, employees should join union within:
A) Thirty days
B) Forty days
C) Forty five days
D) Sixty days
Under the NLRB, unfair labor practice strikes are
A) Personal activity
B) Protected activity
C) Criminal act
D) Not acceptable
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) provides for longer notice periods when the collective bargaining involves the employee of a(n)
A) Educational institution
B) Software company
C) Health-care institution
D) Law firm
As long as the parties bargain with an intention to find a basis of agreement, the breakdown or deadlock of negotiations is not a violation of the
A) Terms of agreement
B) Duty to bargain in good faith
D) Employment contract
Peaceful picketing is protected activity under the
A) Occupational Safety and Health Act
B) American Federation for Labor
C) U.S. Constitution
D) National Labor Relations Act
Which of the following is not a signification difference in labor relations in private and public sector employers?
A) Limits of constitutional provisions
B) Right to strike
D) Appointment of bargaining unit
Congress has legislated a union members “bill of rights” to guarantee that union internal procedures are fair and has prohibited certain practices by unions that interfere with employees’ rights under the
A) Occupational Health and Safety Act
B) National Labor Relations Act
C) Sarbanes-Oxley Act
D) Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Some union constitutions provide for review of complains of alleged mistreatment of union members by the
B) Union leaders
C) Individual employee
Consultation rights entitle the union to be informed of any substantive change in employment conditions proposed by the
A) Secretary of Labor
The government attempted to reduce poverty and bring the earnings to workers closer to the cost of living by regulating
A) Preferential tax
B) Overtime pay
C) Minimum wages
D) Workers’ compensation
Suzy Smart works part-time in the Handi Mart convenience store. The manager at Handi Mart requires that each clerk arrive fifteen minutes prior to the start of the shift so that the clerk going off duty can review the sales figures and cash status with the replacement before leaving, but her extra fifteen minutes of working time was never recorded. Under which act can Suzy and her co-workers sue the store and the manager?
A) Fair Labor Standards Act
B) The Walsh-Healy Act
C) The Occupational Safety and Health Act
D) The Equal Pay Act