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  1. In which U.S. state did Rose Schneiderman serve as secretary of its Department of Labor?
  2. Is the Fraternal Order of Police affiliated with a national trade union center?
  3. What was the "Working Man's Advocate" that was created in New York City, New York in 1829?
  4. Lynn Williams served as president of this international union from 1983 until 1994.
  5. Where is the American Labor Museum / Botto House National Landmark located?
  6. This organization was formed in 1972 to give an independent voice to black workers within the trade union movement.
  7. Where and when did May Day, now also known as International Workers Day, originate?
  8. Who was the driving force behind the creation of the U.S. Employment Service?
  9. What position did Peter J. McGuire hold within the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners?
  10. Does the United States Department of Labor maintain a Labor Hall of Fame?
  11. This famous quote is attributed to Joe Hill, who just prior to his death, wrote it in a letter to labor leader Bill Haywood.
  12. Was labor leader Lane Kirkland a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy?
  13. Who classified Anne Feeney as the "Best labor singer in North America"?
  14. In 1875 this union was formed to represent marine engineers.
  15. Who was Addie L. Wyatt?
  16. Where and when was the first city Central Labor body formed?
  17. Did labor leader and activist Samuel Gompers write an autobiography?
  18. Does Richard Trumka, former President of the United Mine Workers, posses a law degree?
  19. Can you name the first trade union to admit women into membership?
  20. Who were the "Daughters of St. Crispin"?
  21. Arnold Zander was elected as this union's first International President.
  22. This woman served as the Secretary of the United States Department of Labor from 1933 to 1945.
  23. Who served as founding President of the United Mine Workers of America?
  24. Dolores Huerta was the co-founder of this California based union.
  25. Did actress Sally Field win an Oscar for her role as a cotton mill worker in "Norma Rae"?
  26. What character did actor Richard Harris play in the 1970 film, "The Molly Maguires"?
  27. In 1980, Dolly Parton, Jane Fonda, and Lily Tomlin starred in this movie about office workers.
  28. Name the movie in which actress Holly Hunter portrays the wife of a Kentucky coal miner and subsequently becomes involved in a bitter labor dispute.
  29. What is the basis of the classic film, Salt of the Earth?
  30. This movie was about the organizing of the Pullman Rail Company porters and starred Andre Braugher as the legendary labor leader A. Phillip Randolph.
  31. This documentary focused on two events which took place in Memphis, Tennessee in 1968. A strike by sanitation workers and the murder of a civil rights leader.
  32. John Sweeny, who went on to head the AFL-CIO, previously worked as a research assistant for this union.
  33. Name the unions within the United States that are affiliated with the global union federation, Public Services International.
  34. In 2005 these two labor organizations merged to form the global union federation, Building and Woodworkers International.
  35. What is the name of the largest trade union in the world which was formed in Germany, 2001?
  36. Which trade union organizations merged to form the global union federation, Union Network International?
  37. Which two labor groups merged in 1993 to form the global union federation, Education International?
  38. Name the trade union organization that evolved from the International Federation of Christian Trade Unions.
  39. Which international organization was formed in London, England, 1949, as a counter labor group to the World Federation of Trade Unions?
  40. What type of labor organizations are comprised of and affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation?
  41. Where is the International Trade Union Confederation, a global organization presently headquartered?
  42. Name the international trade union confederation which releases an annual report of violations of trade union rights worldwide.
  43. Who served as the first president of the United Auto Workers?
  44. Did the United Auto Workers ever withdraw from the AFL-CIO?
  45. In 1872 who assisted Samuel Gompers in forming the United Cigarmakers, which included membership of women and immigrants?
  46. Name the labor organization which formerly published the magazine "American Federationist"?
  47. In 1917 who took over the leadership of the United Mine Workers upon the resignation of John White?
  48. Which type of workforce first used the labor tactic known as the "blue flu"?
  49. In 1965 Cesar Chavez organized a nationwide boycott involving what type of fruit?
  50. What do the initials ERISA represent?
  51. Who was Joseph Hillstrum?
  52. Name the person elected president of the National Labor Union (N.L.U.) in 1868.
  53. Who was appointed the first U.S. Secretary of the Department of Labor?
  54. Was the former Teamsters leader Jimmy R. Hoffa born in the U.S.A.?
  55. In 1917 federal agents raided the offices in 48 cities of this labor organization.
  56. In which state did the "Battle of Matewan" take place?
  57. In 1894, who unseated Samuel Gompers as the President of the American Federation of Labor?
  58. What type of action did the United Rubber Workers conduct at the Goodyear Tire and Rubber company in 1936?
  59. Name the union which was the first to use the Union Label.
  60. A strike in 1909 New York called the "Uprising of the 20,000, involved what type of workforce?
  61. What is the "union bug"?
  62. Which International union did John Sweeney head before he was elected as President of the AFL-CIO?
  63. In which state did the Phelps-Dodge copper strike of 1983 take place?
  64. Do labor mediators and arbitrators have the same function and responsibilities?
  65. Who originally classified Walter Reuther as the most dangerous man in Detroit?
  66. Where was the location of the 1869 Avondale mine disaster?
  67. Where was the first textile mill established?
  68. When, where and who was involved in the first building trades strike?
  69. When and where was the first cigar factory opened?
  70. In 1859 where was the Iron Moulders Union formed?
  71. In 1869 who was elected president of the Daughters of St. Crispin?
  72. What was the Garfield Assembly?
  73. Name the organization that in 1903, elected Jane Addams as vice-president?
  74. Who wrote "The Jungle", that exposed safety and sanitation hazards of the Chicago meatpacking industry?
  75. In 1915 what law was enacted to regulate working conditions for seamen?
  76. Name the labor organization involved in the 1917 strike at the Bisbee, Arizona copper mines.
  77. When, where, and who was involved in the first public safety workers strike?
  78. Which state created the first unemployment insurance act?
  79. Whom did Philip Murray replace as president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO)?
  80. What federal legislation allows states to pass right-to-work laws?
  81. Who gave federal worker's unions the right to bargain collectively with government agencies?
  82. Name the federal law which prohibits discrimination in employment based on color, sex, race, religion, and national origin.
  83. Which two unions in 1968 formed the Alliance for Labor Action?
  84. Name the union involved in the Homestead strike against Carnegie steel.
  85. Name the union within the printing trades which in 1906 had a successful strike for the 8-hour day.
  86. With which company did the United Auto Workers sign the first union-shop agreement
  87. Name the coalition of women workers which was formed in 1974 in Chicago, Illinois.
  88. Who was the first woman to sit on the AFL-CIO executive board?
  89. Who wrote labor's anthem, "Solidarity Forever"?
  90. Name the union that Fannie Sellins helped organize.
  91. In 1909, what happened at the Cherry coal mine in Illinois?
  92. In 1898, what did the passage of the "Erdman Act" law provide?
  93. Name the legislation signed into law that prohibited federal injunctions in labor disputes and outlawed yellow-dog contracts.
  94. Name the U.S. president that signed the Social Security Act into law.
  95. In 1952, who was elected president of the American Federation of Labor?
  96. Which state was the first to allow local and state government employees the right to strike?
  97. Was U.S. President Ronald Reagan, who fired over 11,000 air traffic controllers in 1981, ever a trade union member?
  98. Did the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization union which was de-certified in 1981 by the Federal Labor Relations Authority, ever make a comeback?
  99. In this film Charlize Theron plays the role of Joesy Aimes, who obtained a job in a Minnesota iron mine and ended up filing the nations's first class-action sexual-harassment lawsuit.
  100. What does the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act provide to employees?
  101. This very successful community-based organization was created to fight for fair wages and respect for immigrants working mainly in agriculture throughout Florida.
  102. What is the name of the global union federation that represents journalists in over 100 countries and where is its headquarters?
  103. Name this union of freelance writers that is affiliated with the United Auto Workers.
  104. Beginning in 1977, this individual served three terms as the President of the International Association of Machinists.
  105. What is the International Labour Organization and what is its responsibilities?
  106. Can you explain what the Global Labour University is and what it offers to trade unionists?
  107. The film, Norma Rae, that starred Sally Field, Ron Leibman, and Beau Bridges was based on which union(s) organizing campaign?
  108. In New York City, 1958, what did the unions achieve by successfully convincing Mayor Robert F. Wagner to issue Executive Order 49?
  109. Which post office workers union is affiliated with the Laborers International Union of North America?
  110. Before being elected as secretary-treasurer of the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), this individual served as executive-assistant to AFL-CIO President George Meany.
  111. Name the labor organization that evolved from the National Federation of Telephone Workers.
  112. In 1979 what union was created by the amalgamation of the Retail Clerks National Protective Association and the Amalgamated Meat Cutters?
  113. Who entered into negotiations with American Federation of Labor (AFL) President George Meany that by 1955 resulted in the merger of the AFL and the Congress of Industrial Organizations?
  114. What organization emerged from a 1973 meeting between a group of office workers which occurred in Boston, Massachusetts?
  1. Upon its formation in 1827, what was the name given to the first city central labor body in the nation?
  2. Where did the Knights of Labor, a workers organization founded in 1869, hold their first general assembly?
  3. What was the name of the first labor and trade union political organization in the U.S. that was formed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1828?
  4. Name the militant and dedicated labor leader that was stricken with the disease of polio when he was four-years old.
  5. What is "collective bargaining"?
  6. What is the purpose and function of the American Arbitration Association?
  7. Can you explain the purpose and function of the National Mediation Board?
  8. Whom did U.S. President Truman appoint as the first director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service?
  9. What was the name of the organization that Jerry Wurf and a couple of other union leaders tried to establish in the late 1970's?
  10. Did Fannie Sellins, a union organizer of garment workers and miners, commit suicide or did she die of old age?
  11. Which U.S. President signed into law making Labor Day, to be celebrated on the first Monday in September, an official national holiday?
  12. This union was formed in the mid-1960s when Baldemar Velásquez started to organize migrant farmworkers in Ohio.
  13. Did George Meany, former AFL-CIO President, serve on the National War Labor Board during World War II?
  14. Who were founders of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, a constituency group of the AFL-CIO?
  15. Which two unions merged in 1995 to create the Union of Needletrades, Industrial and Textile Employees? (UNITE)
  16. Did Terrence Powderly, who served as a local leader of the Machinists and Blacksmiths National Union, ever hold political office?
  17. Who created the trade union news and campaign website, LabourStart?
  18. In 1968 this union of janitors and window washers was re-named to the Service Employees International Union.
  19. What is the title of the book written by former AFL-CIO President John Sweeney along with co-author David Kusnet?
  20. After the disastrous Triangle Shirtwaist Company fire, what happened to the company's owners?
  21. In 1911 what did the United States Supreme Court order the American Federation of Labor to cease?
  22. This documentary, produced in 2007, focused on the life and times of union activist and leader Harry Bridges.
  23. New York City, 1899, was the setting for this musical about newsboys strike against publisher Joseph Pulitzer.
  24. In 1890 this union was formed by the merger of the Knights of Labor Trade Assembly No. 135 and the National Progressive Union of Miners and Mine Laborers.
  25. Name this 1921 coal mining conflict that took place in West Virginia and is classified as the largest labor and civil uprising in America's history.
  26. This trade unionist and immigrant from Belarus served as president of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union from 1932-1966.
  27. Which industry and company was portrayed in Michael Moore's 1978 documentary, "Roger and Me"?
  28. Adrian Brody plays union organizer Sam Shapiro in this movie about janitorial workers in a large Los Angeles office building.
  29. Where is Mary "Mother" Jones laid to rest?
  30. Name the labor leader that on May 09, 1970 was killed in a plane crash.
  31. Which international union was once headed by I.W. Abel?
  32. In 1971 this union merged with the United Steel Workers of America.
  33. Can you name the two labor leaders that pioneered the drive to organize the steel industry?
  34. Name the great union formed in May of 1942 in Cleveland, Ohio.
  35. What is the definition of "industrial munitions" which were used by employers in the 1930's?
  36. Mother Jones was an organizer with this labor group before she became associated with the mineworkers.
  37. Dating back to the company towns and stores, what was the purpose of a "scrip"?
  38. Name this 1976 movie in which actor David Carradine portrayed Woody Guthrie.
  39. Name this 1979 movie in which actor Ron Leibman portrayed a union organizer.
  40. Name the labor union which in 1869 was headed by Isaac Myers.
  41. What are the duties of a National Labor Relations Board field examiner?
  42. Who was Uriah Stephens?
  43. Can you name the organization which evolved from the Federation of Organized Trades?
  44. What union was organized by James R. Hoffa before he was associated with the Teamsters?
  45. Was Eugene Debs ever elected to a political office?
  46. During the 1860's, who were the workers called "bunchbreakers"?
  47. Name the individual that was responsible for the creation of the American Railway Union in 1893.
  48. Who made this famous quote, "Pray for the dead, and fight like hell for the living"?
  49. What did the passage of the Adamson Act law establish?
  50. Where was Harry Bridges who headed the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, born?
  51. Within a collective bargaining agreement, what is an "Evergreen" clause?
  52. In what part of the United States did the infamous Molly Maguires reside?
  53. Which labor "body" was once headed by Phillip Murray?
  54. This organization founded in 1886, the Workmen's Benevolent Association, represented what type of work force?
  55. What labor union was formed from the National Farm Workers' Association?
  56. What is the definition of a "pie card"?
  57. Who or what is the sabo-tabby?
  58. Who headed the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 until 1960?
  59. In the trucking industry, who is refered to as "gypsies"?
  60. Who created the motto, "A fair day's wage for a fair day's work"?
  61. In 1936-37 where did the Flint sit-down take place?
  62. What is the name of this classic film which starred Henry Fonda as a migrant worker?
  63. In the building and construction trades, what is the definiton of the term "double-breasted"?
  64. Who was the founder of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union?
  65. In 1925, who founded the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters?
  66. Who were the "Knights of St. Crispin?"
  67. Where did the Homestead strike of 1892 take place?
  68. Who was refered to as the "Joan of Arc of the Industrial Workers of the World"?
  69. What is the name of the legislation also known as the prevailing-wage law?
  70. In 1834, what organization was formed in the first attempt to create a national labor federation?
  71. Name the 1880's labor organization headed by Terrence Powderly.
  72. Name the film which chronicled the courageous fight of 180 coal miners for dignity and fairness, that in 1976 won an Academy Award for "Best Documentary".
  73. Name the movie in which Richard Pryor portrayed an autoworker.
  74. Name the infamous labor leader portrayed by actor Jack Nicholson.
  75. In which movie did Marlon Brando utter the famous phrase, "I Coulda Been a Contender"?
  76. Name the movie in which Sylvester Stallone portrayed a union leader.
  77. In what city was the Steel Workers Organizing Committee formed?
  78. What was the name of the labor organization in which "Big Bill" Haywood served as President of Local 66?
  79. Name the first president of the American Federation of Labor?
  80. Jerry Wurf headed which International Union?
  81. Where and when was the American Federation of Labor founded?
  82. In 1938, what did the passage of the Fair Labor Standards Act establish?
  83. Where was the first Labor Day parade held?
  84. In the time period of 1888 thru 1892 who headed the Ladies Federal Labor Union?
  85. Which union was re-admitted into the AFL-CIO ranks in 1987?
  86. Who was the first female organizer for the American Federation of Labor?
  87. What was the name of the sweatshop in New York City where 146 people were killed during a fire?
  88. Who was convicted of the murder of miners union activist Joseph Yablonski?
  89. What was the name of the labor organization for women founded by Mary O'Sullivan, Jane Addams, and Mary Kehew?
  90. What "International Body" did Samuel Gompers help create?
  91. What is a "yellow dog contract"?
  92. Who was the U.S. Senator responsible for the National Labor Relations Act?
  93. Which labor union was involved in the "Centralia Massacre"?
  94. Who was responsible for forming the Committee for Industrial Organization?
  95. In which state did the "Lattimer Massacre" take place?
  96. Who was the co-founder and first leader of the United Farm Workers?
  97. In 2005 which unions that had previously ended their affiliation with the AFL-CIO created the Change to Win Coalition?
  98. These two unions, the one in 2009 and the other in 2010 left the Change to Win Coalition and re-affiliated with the AFL-CIO.
  99. This film starred Meryl Streep as a woman who worked in a nuclear fuel processing plant in Oklahoma, became aware of serious safety problems and was subsequently killed in a car crash.
  100. This Emmy-award winning documentary made in 2007, focuses on three latina women immigrants working in a Los Angeles sweatshop.
  101. Where was the birth of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees union?
  102. During a 1931 miners strike, who wrote the song, "Which Side Are You On"?
  103. Was John Griffith Chaney the author of "The Definition of a Scab"?
  104. Whose house was the rallying point for strikers during the 1913 Paterson, New Jersey silk mill strike?
  105. Can you name the global organizations that make-up the membership of the International Arts and Entertainment Alliance?
  106. Who had the pivotal role in the founding of the American Labor Museum which is housed in the Botto House National Landmark?
  107. Name the woman that was elected President of the National Women's Trade Union League at its creation in 1903.
  108. In Lowell, Massachusetts, 1844, what organization was formed by women cotton mill workers and what was their struggle to try to accomplish?
  109. As it applied to longshoremen, dockworkers, what was shape-up hiring?
  110. What is the definition of the union term "hit the bricks"?
  111. In 1997 which union was involved in the strike against the United Parcel Service (UPS)?
  112. This trade unionist, in 1914, led a breakaway group of workers from the United Garment Workers and created the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America.
  113. In St. Louis, Missouri in 1891 at a founding convention attended by ten delegates, Henry Miller was elected president of this union.
  114. Was the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees ever a "department" within the American Federation of Government Employees?

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