Labor Quiz: Union Workers and Productivity

Monday, February 3, 2014

Labor Quiz: Union Workers and Productivity(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

This Week's Quiz:  Research shows that the productivity of workers goes up when they are unionized.  In the manufacturing sector, productivity is how much higher when the employees have unions?  Between 3 and 7 percent; Between 8 and 13 percent; Between 14 and 18 percent; Between 19 and 24 percent; Between 25 and 29 percent.  Click here and you could be next week's winner of a labor music CD!

Previous Quiz:  In the view of author Jack London, a scab—an employee who reports to work, or an outsider who accepts employment, even though the workers are on strike—is: A two-legged animal with a corkscrew soul; What was left over after God created the rattlesnake, toad and vampire; Worse than Judas, who at least had enough character to hang himself; A water brain; A traitor to his God, his country, his family and his class; All of the above.  Answer:  All of the above.  Congrats to Tom Breslin, Professional Employees Union, Canton, Mass., this week's quiz (and labor music CD) winner!


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