picket line

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a line of people acting as pickets

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FLASHBACK Colette with an 11-month-old Oisin on the picket line in 1999
She said: "I went to work and got to the picket line. I didn't want to cross when I saw all the women there.
LABOUR MPs joined striking rail workers on picket lines yesterday as a fresh strike over driveronly trains caused more disruption to services.
Labour MPs joined striking rail workers on picket lines on Saturday as a fresh strike over driver-only trains caused more disruption to services.
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." The message encouraged the rebar crews to strike or refuse to perform Pechanga work in support of both locals' labor dispute with WCP.
Aglo members pleaded to the police, who were meters away from the picket line, to mediate between the union members and the towing team.
LECTURERS in Wrexham are supporting a 48-hour strike over pay as picket lines were mounted outside universities across Wales.
Striking junior doctors on picket line duty outside the Royal Liverpool Hospital Picture: IAN COOPER
The comedy legend shared jokes with protesters when he joined the picket line after a group of drivers from the Stockton branch of Ainscough Crane Hire walked out of work.
Rex Phillips, national official for Wales for the NASUWT, who joined the picket line outside the Lawrenny Avenue schoolyesterday, said the council and the school's governing body had not properly engaged union members over the changes, which would further burden teachers.
Despite having only 10 per cent of the UK mining workforce, they accounted for 30 per cent of all those sacked after being convicted of picket line offences.
Out on the picket line, meanwhile, graduate fellows were getting considerable aid and comfort from supporters on and off campus.
He said: "This is the first time I've been on a picket line. I feel very strongly that it's not fair that the Government is dictating wages - NHS staff should get a pay rise."
The move will disrupt bin collections across Huddersfield if non-striking staff refuse to cross the picket line.
Two Canada Revenue Agency workers, union members Birch and Luberti, crossed the picket line during a legal strike in 2004.