Suddenly "three strikes
and you're out" didn't look as fail-safe as Californians had thought.
Just the possibility of the Strike
Bill becoming law is having a chilling effect on job creation and economic growth.
While it is difficult to point to the strike
as the cause of changes in the hospital environment in the two years after the strike
, its impact is definitely significant.
Boeing's machinists yesterday approved a three-year contract ending a strike
and allowing the jetmaker to reopen its production lines.
Here are some practical suggestions from the Negotiating Committee for operating during a strike
, advice on union tactics to expect, and the importance of solidarity within the industry.
While the data indicate that larger pits--defined by the size of the workforce--are more prone to strikes
than smaller pits, there is no necessary correlation.
The umpire will also add width to the plate for pitchers who work fast and throw lots of strikes
In this one area, the law is so determined to preserve what Blackstone calls an "arbitrary and capricious" feature that very important cases have come before the Supreme Court over the past two decades testing whether the peremptory strikes
are peremptory enough.
Although 58 percent of the consumers polled said they have turned to television as their top news source during the strike
, the willingness to return to a daily newspaper if the strike
ends was indicated unconditionally by 62 percent, with another 16 percent uncommitted.
NEWS FROM USW: USW MEMBERS STRIKE
ASARCO OVER UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES; WORKERS AT SIX LOCATIONS BEGIN PICKETS IN ARIZONA AND TEXAS
Experts say unions now realize prolonged strikes
could put their companies out of business.
involving Southern California's 70,000 grocery clerks is the longest in the history of the United Food and Commercial Workers union, and there's no end in sight.
Power At Odds: The 1922 National Railroad Shopmen's Strike
While most strikes
only have lasted a week or two, the RAB advises that volunteers only work for the short-term, and if there is a long strike
the manager or board should be ready to hire service contractors to perform the duties.
The point to remember is that the umpire is basically guessing on the outside pitch and any movement by the catcher can make some strikes
look like balls.