Part A – Basic Knowledge (This is worth 30% of the test score. Each question is worth 3 points.) True or False:

Part A – Basic Knowledge  (This is worth 30% of the test score.  Each question is worth 3 points.)

True or False:  Companies which would like to avoid unionization can hire only employees who pledge to refrain from union membership.True or False:The worker must be part of the designated bargaining unit in order to vote in the election.The underlying principle for the NLRB’s determination of an appropriate bargaining unit is that only employees who have________ can be appropriately grouped in that unit.the same number of years of total work experiencesimilar wages, hours, and working conditionssimilar cultural and regional backgroundsthe same educational backgroundthe same supervisorTrue or False:If the bargaining unit has 100 people and 75 sign authorization cards, under the existing law, the election is waived and the union automatically wins. True or False:  If the bargaining unit has 100 people, at least 50 need to sign authorization cards in order for an NLRB-sponsored secret-ballot election to be conducted.True or False:  Given the most recent NLRB ruling, employees who have access to the company email system are restricted from using it for union organizing.  True or False:  Neither labor nor management can be certain if a specific action will constitute an unfair labor practice under Section 8 because the politically-appointed NLRB changes its opinion.

True or False:  If the bargaining unit has 100 people and 80 of them vote in a secret-ballot election, at least 41 must select the union in order for it to win.

Which of the following statements is TRUE of certification of a union by the NLRB using a secret-ballot election?               

Once a union is certified by the NLRB, its status is binding on the employer for at least two years, during which time the employer must bargain with it.

It is mandatory for a certified union to undergo a recertification election every two years.

If a certified union fails to reach its first contract within two months of bargaining, it is penalized under the NLRA.

The NLRB will not entertain a rival certification petition for a bargaining unit represented by a certified union within the first year.

True or False: The certified union has exclusive bargaining rights and responsibilities for only those employees within the bargaining unit who join the union.

Part A – BasicKnowledge(This is worth 30% of the testscore.Each question is worth 3 points.)