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blockade

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demonstration

protester

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a person or special body of persons assigned to provide protection or keep watch over, for example

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a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event

a detachment of troops guarding an army from surprise attack

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a protester posted by a labor organization outside a place of work

a wooden strip forming part of a fence

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a form of military punishment used by the British in the late 17th century in which a soldier was forced to stand on one foot on a pointed stake

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serve as pickets or post pickets

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fasten with a picket

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On Monday, September 9, the headlines in the Calgary Herald read, "Cattle Scatter Farm Pickets; Strikers Active in Olds Area." (15) Picketers in the Lundbreck area tried unsuccessfully to stop some cowboys from loading a trainload of cattle.
(12) Much 'policing' of picketers is conducted by union organisers and picket captains themselves.
The more that come, the better it is." When the clinic introduced the program two years ago, a few confused picketers asked to be counted twice, according to the clinic's associate director, Bill Woodson.
Many of those picketers slept on the side, in bus stops or in a bus or in people's homes, on the floor.
The Government's Trade Union Bill includes measures that could see workers' unions restricted as never before, including a 50% turnout threshold when a strike ballot is called, limiting union representatives' use of social media and possibly even forcing picketers to inform police of their name and contact details.
PICKETERS will have to identify themselves to police in a shake-up of union laws, it was claimed last night.
That's why I'm supporting the petition by Change.org If the Bill were to become law, it would require all trade unions to have a minimum of 50 per cent ballot and could result in picketers being arrested.
My sister told me a hilarious story of people who have decided to picket stores because people were getting crushed and hurt in the mayhem but apparently the picketers ended up shopping too!
Landsberg actively participated in shaping the revolution by joining picketers, protesters and lobbyists, and these activist engagements earned her credibility as a feminist journalist.
* Picketers brave the elements as they strike outside Unilever UK, Crumlin, Blackwood
At that stage, picketers would be forced to end their discontinuous action.
By RAWALPINDI, August 25, 2011 (Frontier Star): With the increase of customers in the prominent markets of Rawalpindi, the numbers of beggars, eunuchs and picketers are augmenting the problems of customers.
Even though the picketers spewed the equivalent of verbal vomit, their protests were orderly and on public land - and in full compliance with state and local laws.
THEY'VE defied an Icelandic volcano, French picketers and desperate scrums to board rescue coaches.
Youth Congress supporters with Seva Dal picketers at different point of capital Agartala brought out rallies in support of the bandh but were stopped by the heavy security personnel arranged for the day.