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Vocabulary B

Economics: Labor and Globalization


Quiz: 3/9 Definition YOW and Example

1. Labor: The effort people devote to tasks for which they are paid.
2. Labor Unions: An Organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions,
wages, and benefits for its members.
3. Right to Work Laws: A measure that bans mandatory union membership.
4. Collective Bargaining: The process in which union and company management meet to
negotiate a new labor contract
5. Strike: An organized work stoppage intended to force an employer to address union
demands.
6. Boycott: withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country,
organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.
7. Strikebreakers: a person who works or is employed in place of others who are on
strike, thereby making the strike ineffectual.
8. White-Collar-Worker: Someone who works in a professional or clerical job and who
usually earns a weekly salary.
9. Blue Collar Worker: Someone who performs manual labor, often in manufacturing job,
and who earns an hourly wage.

Vocabulary B
Economics: Labor and Globalization
Quiz: 3/9 Definition YOW and Example

1. Labor: The effort people devote to tasks for which they are paid.
2. Labor Unions: An Organization of workers that tries to improve working conditions,
wages, and benefits for its members.
3. Right to Work Laws: A measure that bans mandatory union membership.
4. Collective Bargaining: The process in which union and company management meet to
negotiate a new labor contract
5. Strike: An organized work stoppage intended to force an employer to address union
demands.
6. Boycott: withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country,
organization, or person) as a punishment or protest.
7. Strikebreakers: a person who works or is employed in place of others who are on
strike, thereby making the strike ineffectual.
8. White-Collar-Worker: Someone who works in a professional or clerical job and who
usually earns a weekly salary.
9. Blue Collar Worker: Someone who performs manual labor, often in manufacturing job,
and who earns an hourly wage.