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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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Considering the numbers involved on both sides, the bitter month long build-up to the violent climax, the enmity of picketers and mill management and the industrial issues involved, the level of violence on 4 June was relatively low compared with other major police-picketer clashes in Australia's industrial history.
Further that each picketer sign a statement each time such individual is picketing the company's plant that he or she does not have in their possession a jack rock or any other instrument which can do damage to a vehicle or person.
Jesse Jackson led about 50 picketers in front of the Hollywood studios of KABC-TV (Channel 7), which broadcast the Academy Awards ceremony, to call attention to the lack of minority nominees.
She added: "Even today in the snow, we've had 150 picketers registered.
French riot police removed picketers and barricades blocking access to a large fuel distribution depot as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters on Friday that he would not let them strangle the economy.
Contract notice: Open procedure, using it systems, for the award of the "security service picketers armed with fixed seat of the regional council of calabria in reggio calabria.
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.
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.
A passer-by on Franklin Boulevard sprang for food from Evergreen Indian Restaurant for picketers near the campus' main entrance.
This was a bitter dispute, with one shift captain's house being dynamited and a local policeman being shot in the leg by picketers.
However, picketers can be barred from unduly interrupting the flow of business with large signs, bullhorns, shouting and other tactics that can "repel patrons from the business.
Holding one of the leaflets that the picketers were handing out with Springer's picture on it and a list of demands, West joked that it was a souvenir because there is no such thing as bad publicity.
The previous week picketers appeared outside the North Battleford court house where Baptiste pleaded guilty to breach of probation.
Picketers displayed posters and handed out leaflets explaining why they feel some retailers are failing to support dairy farmers.