Globe HR315 Unit 8 Quiz

Question 1Arbitrators are usually more liberal than the courts in the types of evidence permitted at the hearing.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 2Arbitration is one of the more traditional aspects of industrial relations since it was extensively used in the early 1800s.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 3An arbitrator is not allowed to frame the wording of the grievance issue after the arbitrator has heard the evidence presented at the arbitration hearing.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 4 The Steelworkers’ “Trilogy” recognized the importance of the common law of the shop.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 5Governmental agencies such as the EEOC and the NLRB can retain jurisdiction over an issue heard by an arbitrator and can modify an arbitrator’s decision if it conflicts with their interpretation of public policy.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 6Arbitrators heavily weigh offers of a compromise grievance settlement before the arbitration hearing since this offer reveals the intent of one or both of the parties.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 7All things considered (time and expense involved), arbitration offers fewer advantages to the parties than other methods of grievance resolution, such as “pulling the pin” through sudden strike activity.TrueFalse2.5 points Question 8Before World War II, the arbitrator’s decision largely relied on:a.criminal convictions under the National Arbitration Act of 1902.b.the National Labor Relations Board for enforcement.c. persuasive and diplomatic capabilities of the arbitrator in forming a consensus opinion that both parties could accept.d.public opinion.e.the National Labor Relations Board for enforcement and criminal convictions under the National Arbitration Act of 1902.2.5 points Question 9 Employment arbitration:a.may be unilaterally implemented by the employer.b.may occur in nonunion firms.c.may occur in unionized firms.d.all of thesee.may occur in nonunion firms and may be unilaterally implemented by the employer.2.5 points Question 10The National War Labor Board (NWLB):a.encouraged the parties to carefully define the arbitrator’s jurisdiction in the labor agreements.b.increased the use of arbitration by actively encouraging the formation of labor unions at nonunion facilities.c.served as a training ground for future arbitrators.d.had the authority to place a party who refused to abide by the arbitrator’s award in jail.e.encouraged the parties to carefully define the arbitrator’s jurisdiction in the labor agreements and served as a training ground for future arbitrators.