picket line


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a line of people acting as pickets

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The Union has been diligent in training its members on picketing rules and enforcing them out on the picket line.
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
SoLIdArItyJ Antrim Area Hospital staff PIcket LINe JStaff outside Ulster Hospital in Dundonald yesterday
But people will rightly expect that as a matter of principle if they refuse to cross the picket line to work, they should forgo part of their salary in proportion to the amount of time they spent not working, just like everyone else who was on strike.
Gove, now 42, was a bespectacled trainee reporter in his early 20s when he helped man a National Union of Journalists picket line during a yearlong row.
First Minister Mr Jones said: "I can tell you, as far as the Labour group is concerned, there certainly isn't any intention to cross any picket line.
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.
00 am - 4 pm Wirral and Cheshire Area Picket Lines Ellesmere Port Council Address: Depot on Rossmore Industrial Estate Rossmore Road Ellesmere Port Cheshire Picket Line: 7 am - 9 am Address: Main Council Offices Civic Way Ellesmere Port Town Centre CH65 0BE Picket Line: 9 am onwards joint picket line Address: Westminster House Hamilton Street Birkenhead CH41 5FN Picket Line: 7.
The union supporters who joined the picket line were a "rent-a-mob", Callaghan told ministers in June 1977.
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.