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Money Matters: Collective Bargaining Quiz

The relationship between management and labor in America has always been contentious -- and sometimes deadly. Test your knowledge of the nation's labor laws and the collective bargaining process.


How the Fiscal Cliff Works

How the Fiscal Cliff Works

Do you know How the Fiscal Cliff Works? Keep reading to learn about the fiscal cliff and the U.S.'s financial crisis. See more »

Can the president control gas prices?

Can the president control gas prices?

Can the president control gas prices? Read about the influence the president has on the prices of gas. See more »

How the Bush-Era Tax Cuts Work

How the Bush-Era Tax Cuts Work

What exactly were the tax cuts signed into law by George W. Bush, and what were the results? Read about the effects of the Bush-era tax cuts at HowStuffWorks. See more »

What was the economic impact of September 11?

What was the economic impact of September 11?

The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were horrifying and tragic. For thousands of family and friends of the attack's victims, the loss created a void that can never really be filled. The human tragedy of it is immeasurable. Yet there is another c ... See more »

How Conflict Minerals Work

How Conflict Minerals Work

Conflict minerals may be used in your electronics. Learn more about the violence behind conflict minerals and how to avoid purchasing them. See more »

How does President Obama plan to fix the federal deficit?

How does President Obama plan to fix the federal deficit?

How does President Obama plan to fix the federal deficit? Learn about Obama's plan to fix the federal deficit over the next decade. See more »

How Collective Bargaining Agreements Work

How Collective Bargaining Agreements Work

Collective bargaining agreements allow organized groups of workers and management to negotiate wages. Learn about collective bargaining agreements. See more »

Money Matters: Collective Bargaining Quiz

Money Matters: Collective Bargaining Quiz

Collective bargaining allows groups of workers to negotiate wages and hours. Test your knowledge of collective bargaining with this quiz. See more »

Quiz: Will Checks become Obsolete?

Quiz: Will Checks become Obsolete?

Checks will probably become obsolete in the near future. Take this quiz to find out why checks will become obsolete. See more »

Are blood diamonds making a comeback?

Are blood diamonds making a comeback?

Blood diamonds are explained in this article. Learn about blood diamonds. See more »