picket line


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a line of people acting as pickets

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At picketing onset, an Iron Workers 229 business agent sent CMC employees a text containing a No Picket Lines symbol circled by "FRIENDS DON'T LET FRIENDS CROSS.
Aglo members pleaded to the police, who were meters away from the picket line, to mediate between the union members and the towing team.
Mr Brown happened to be passing but stopped the car and stood with the workers on the picket line where they shared a few laughs.
Mr Phillips said: "The workload, as one member told me on the picket line, was already excessive before the governing body took the decision to move to the 60-period cycle.
Two Canada Revenue Agency workers, union members Birch and Luberti, crossed the picket line during a legal strike in 2004.
ANGRY:Workers protest outside Mayr-Melnhof Packaging, in Bootle, over redundancies with Unite general secretary Len McCluskey visiting the picket line Pictures: GARETH JONES
LABOUR and Plaid Cymru seats will be empty in the National Assembly today with AMs refusing to cross the picket line manned by PCS strikers.
We are pleased that in Wales the AMs from the coalition government have indicated again that they will not cross our picket line at the Senedd.
A SENIOR Tory who has led fierce criticism of union strike action is pictured here on a picket line - during a walkout of his OWN.
No-one has crossed the picket line in Huddersfield.
He said: "Things got pretty violent and very rough at times on the picket line, but while I was arrested twice there is no sense of shame about that.
Workers from Cofa Court in Cheylesmore, Coventry, which houses Coventry Social Security Office, Coventry Contact Centre and JobCentre Plus, were back on the picket line yesterday morning.
After talking to high school students on impeachment and before giving an evening speech on "Losing Liberties: Life in the Bush Age," I was invited at the last minute to join the Wednesday picket line at this college town.
Because contractors and repair workers may not cross a union picket line, RAB suggests that building owners conduct a comprehensive check of building systems now.
Radio 2 presenter Terry Wogan wished people on the picket line 'good luck' as he went inside Broadcasting House in London.