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Class:BA 453 - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Subject:Business Administration
University:Oregon State University
Term:Spring 2011
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agency shop union security management that requires the payment if union dues but not union membership
american federation of labor and congress of industiral organizations (AFL-CIO) an associations that seeks to advance the shared interests of its member unions at the national level
arbitration conflict resolution procedure in which an arbitrator or arbitration board determines a binding settlement
associate union membership alternative form of union membership in which members receive discounts on insurance and credit cards rather than representation in collective bargaining
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checkoff provision contract provision under which the employer, on behalf of the union automatically deducts union dues from employees paychecks
closed shop union security arrangement under which a person must be a union member before being hired, illegal for those covered by the national labor relations act
collective barganing negotiation between union representatives and management representatives to arrive at a contract defining conditions of employment for the term of the contract and to administer that contract
corporate campaigns bringing public, financial, or political pressure on employers during union organization and contract negotiation
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craft union labor union whose members all have a particular skill or occupation
fact finder third party to collective bargaining who reports the reasons for a dispute, the views and arguments of both sides, and possibly a recommended settlement, which the parties may decline
grievance procedure the process for resolving union management conflicts over interpretation or violation of a collective bargaining agreement
industrial union labor union whose members are linked by their work in a particular industry
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labor relations field that emphasizes skills managers and union leaders can use to minimize costly forms of conflict (such as strikes) and seek win win solutions to disagreements
maintenance of membership union security rules not requiring union membership but requiring that employees who joining the union remain members for a certain period of time
mediation conflict resolution procedure in which a mediator hears the views of both sides and facilitates the negotiation process bus has no formal authority to dictate resolution
national labor relations act (NLRA) federal law that supports collective bargaining and sets out the rights of employees to form unions
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national labor relations board (NLRB) federal government agency that enforces the NLRA by conducting and certifying representation elections and investigating unfair labor practices
right to work laws state laws that make union shops, maintenance of membership, and agency shops illegal
strike a collective decision by union members not to work until certain demands or conditions are met
union shop union security arrangement that requires employees to join the union within a certain amount of time (30 days) after beginning employment
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union steward an employee elected by union members to represent them in ensuring that the terms of the labor contracts are enforced
unions organizations formed for the purpose of representing their members interests in dealing with employers
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 agency shopunion security management that requires the payment if union dues but not union membership
 american federation of labor and congress of industiral organizations (AFL-CIO)an associations that seeks to advance the shared interests of its member unions at the national level
 arbitrationconflict resolution procedure in which an arbitrator or arbitration board determines a binding settlement
 associate union membershipalternative form of union membership in which members receive discounts on insurance and credit cards rather than representation in collective bargaining
 checkoff provisioncontract provision under which the employer, on behalf of the union automatically deducts union dues from employees paychecks
 closed shopunion security arrangement under which a person must be a union member before being hired, illegal for those covered by the national labor relations act
 collective barganingnegotiation between union representatives and management representatives to arrive at a contract defining conditions of employment for the term of the contract and to administer that contract
 corporate campaignsbringing public, financial, or political pressure on employers during union organization and contract negotiation
 craft unionlabor union whose members all have a particular skill or occupation
 fact finderthird party to collective bargaining who reports the reasons for a dispute, the views and arguments of both sides, and possibly a recommended settlement, which the parties may decline
 grievance procedurethe process for resolving union management conflicts over interpretation or violation of a collective bargaining agreement
 industrial unionlabor union whose members are linked by their work in a particular industry
 labor relationsfield that emphasizes skills managers and union leaders can use to minimize costly forms of conflict (such as strikes) and seek win win solutions to disagreements
 maintenance of membershipunion security rules not requiring union membership but requiring that employees who joining the union remain members for a certain period of time
 mediationconflict resolution procedure in which a mediator hears the views of both sides and facilitates the negotiation process bus has no formal authority to dictate resolution
 national labor relations act (NLRA)federal law that supports collective bargaining and sets out the rights of employees to form unions
 national labor relations board (NLRB)federal government agency that enforces the NLRA by conducting and certifying representation elections and investigating unfair labor practices
 right to work lawsstate laws that make union shops, maintenance of membership, and agency shops illegal
 strikea collective decision by union members not to work until certain demands or conditions are met
 union shopunion security arrangement that requires employees to join the union within a certain amount of time (30 days) after beginning employment
 union stewardan employee elected by union members to represent them in ensuring that the terms of the labor contracts are enforced
 unionsorganizations formed for the purpose of representing their members interests in dealing with employers
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