strike pay

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money paid to strikers from union funds

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Although the union did manage to provide strike pay for the entire strike, workers could not make ends meet with the amount--between $50 and $100 a week--and so financial need forced many striking Muckamuck employees to seek temporary employment elsewhere.
Strike pay has been increased from pounds 30 a day to pounds 45 for the current strike period, and Unite is considering offering interest-free loans of pounds 1,000 for hardship cases.
STRIKE pay was increased yesterday to British Airways cabin crew as they launched their latest wave of five-day walkouts in their bitter row with the airline.
Mr Woodley also revealed the union had paid out almost pounds 1m in strike pay, pledging Unite would not allow the airline to "starve" staff back to work.
Joint leader Tony Woodley said the move was "unprecedented" and would raise Au700,000, which will go on strike pay and other ways of supporting union members involved in the dispute.
Letters must often compress a great deal of ore into a small seam-they make a virtue of their own impoverishment--and the best letter-writers are those who strike pay dirt with the least amount of spadework.
If the strike pay them BD10 or 20 to keep them going.
This was then made into food parcels, to help sustain the miners' families on their meagre strike pay.
When I did strike pay dirt, watching a 1-inch needle flexing back and forth in the thigh of a squirming toddler was more than I could take.
We're not getting strike pay or residuals or anything," Bakeman said.
Neil Bendelow, area processing representative for the Communication Workers' Union (CWU), said RoyalMailmanagement had pledged to deduct two days strike pay this week and two days next week.
Finally, you can "scambait" the scammers, leading them on in thinking they're about to strike pay dirt with you.
6) Currently, strike pay is excluded from taxation under the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Fries v.
Those on strike received strike pay and returned for within a few pence a week of the original offer.
Although a new dues increase will boost funds for organizing and strike pay, members have more reason to worry about proliferating multiple salaries for officers and about the decline in organizing victories and expenditures than about the costs of federal oversight.