Business Law

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  1. A card signed by an employee that gives a union permission to act on his or her behalf in negotiations with management. Unions typically use ____ as evidence of employee support during union organization.
    Authorization Card
  2. An administrative or judicial order prohibiting a person or business firm from conducting activities that an agency or court has deemed illegal.
    Cease-and -Desist-Order
  3. A firm that requires union membership by its workers as a condition of employment. The _____ was made illegal by the Labor-Management Realations Act of 1947
    Closed Shop
  4. The process by which labor and management negotiate the terms and conditions of employment, including working hours and workplace conditions.
    Collective Bargaining
  5. A common law doctrine under which either party may terminate an employment relationship at any time for any reason, unless a contract specifies otherwise.
    Employment at Will
  6. An agreement in which employers voluntarily agree with unions not to handle, use, or deal in nonunion-produced goods of other employers; a type of secondary boycott explicitly prohibited by the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959.
    Hot-Cargo Agreement
  7. The lowest wage, either by government regulation or union contract, that an employer may pay an hourly worker.
    Minimum Wage
  8. A state law providing that employees are not to be required to join a union as a condition of obtaining or retaining employment.
    Right-To-Work Law
  9. A union's refusal to work for, purchase from, or handle the products of a secondary employer, with whom the union has no dispute, for the purpose of forcing that employer to stop doing business with the primary employer, with whom the union has a labor dispute.
    Secondary Boycott
  10. An extreme action undertaken by unionized workers when collective bargaining fails; the workers leave their jobs, refuse to work, and (typically) picket the employer's workplace.
  11. a place of employment in which all workers, once employed, must become union members within a specified period of time as a condition of their continued employmet.
    Union Shop
  12. Under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, a pension plan becomes vested when an employee has a legal right to the benefits purchased with the employer's contributions, even if the employee is no longer working for this employer.
  13. An employee's disclosure to government, the press, or upper-management authorities that the employer is engaged in unsafe or illegal activities.
  14. State statutes establishing an administrative procedure for compensating workers' injuries that arise out of or in the course of their employment, regardless of fault.
    Workers' Compensation Law
  15. An employer's termination of an employee's employment in violation of an employment contract or laws that protect employees.
    Wrongful Discharge
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Business Law
2011-05-03 17:24:37
Chapter Thirty Three

Employment and Labor Law
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