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Members of particular trade or skill
Craft union
Establishes procedures for, and monitors, union certification elections
NLRB
A group of employees recognized by an employer as appropriate for representation by a labor organization for the purposes of collective bargaining
Bargaining Unit
A document indicating that an employee wants to be represented by a labor organization in collective bargaining
Authorization Card
50% + 1 of those eligible members voting
The number needed for certification, decertification
Geographic changes, workforce changes, industrial changes
Reasons for decline of US unions
Guaranteed workers some rights to organize and restricted the issuance of court injunctions in labor disputes
Norris-LaGuardia Act of 1932
Refusing to bargain collectively with representatives of the employees
Unfair Management Labor Practice
State laws that prohibit requiring employees to join unions as a condition of obtaining or continuing employment
Right-to-work laws
Process that uses a neutral third party to make a decision
Arbitration
UAW is an example of this
Industrial Union
A full-time union employee who operates the union office and assists union members
Business Agent
Prohibits closed shops; allowed states to establish right-to-work laws; give Presidential power to temporarily halt national emergency strikes
Taft-Hartley Act (Labor Management Relations Act)
Process whereby representatives of management and workers negotiate over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment
Collective bargaining
Process by which union members vote to accept the terms of a negotiated labor agreement
Ratification
Process by which a third party assists negotiators in reaching a settlement
Mediation
Work stoppage in which union members refuse to work
Strike
Union members walk away from their jobs over what they feel are illegal employer actions, such as refusal to bargain
Unfair labor practice strike
Management is free to replace workers under this type of strike
Economic Strike
Codified for federal employees a collective bargaining system similar to the provisions of the Wagner Act
Civil Service Reform Act
John Sweeney is the President of this organization best known by its initials AFL-CIO
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations
One of the fastest growing areas for collective bargaining outside the private sector
Public Service Employees
Process that uses a neutral third party to make a decision
Arbitration