1-What do the various parties want from industrial relations?
2-What three elements distinguish skilled unions/guilds from unskilled unions? These would be the reasons why skilled workers unionized.
3-Why were immigration and the westward movement of the general population so important in the development of industrial relations in the United States?
4-What is business unionism and how does it apply to labor unions?
5-Define the following terms/names and the importance in union development: unfair labor practices; featherbedding; right to work clause; injunctions; criminal conspiracy; Samuel Gompers; John L. Lewis; Terence Powderly
6-explain union structures. Be able to distinguish between the primary functions of the three union structures.
7-Why do workers vote for a union?
8-What is the role of the NLRB in union organizing? What is the role of workers in union organizing?
9-What elements would the NLRB consider when establishing a bargaining unit?
10-What is needed for a union organizing election to be held? What is needed for a union to be certified?