striking


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sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

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having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

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In a visit to the striking detainee Muhammad Al-Ghoul, he said that "insects such as bugs" spread in their cells, and that since the sixteenth day of the strike they have been unable to get clean underwear.
The first and best method for obtaining this information is to call the human resources staff of striking companies.
Judge again prevents Northwest flight attendants from striking. US District Judge Victor Marrero issued an injunction Friday that prevents Northwest Airlines flight attendants from striking or engaging in other disruptive work actions, stating that such actions could cripple the bankrupt carrier and unduly damage the US transportation system.
Inter Press Service reports that although the agreement does not include a written promise by the government not to privatize the Salvadoran Social Security Institute (ISSS) -- the striking workers' key demand -- the strike and large protests had already forced the government to withdraw' three draft bills to partially privatize the ISSS.
The company succeeded in this plan, hiring a total of 440 workers (including 40 previously striking employees who crossed the picket line).
In support of their claim, the pilots advanced the theory that the union was merely a conduit through which nonstriking pilots made gifts to their striking colleagues.
The striking workers are receiving $90 per week in strike pay.
In addition, most hospitals had streamlined their administrative staffs through mergers and cutbacks, leaving fewer management personnel to fill in for striking RNs.
The PHR-Israel situation room will gather and provide the maximum information to the families of hunger striking prisoners, their attorneys, physicians, and local and foreign human rights organizations, local and foreign diplomats, national and international media, and the public at large.
Thus, they argue, there is no inherent propensity to striking in the occupation of coal miner.
So air power advocates of the thirties and early forties focused their energies on an idea that would circumvent the infantry altogether--a long-range bomber capable of striking far from combat.
Boeing's striking machinists are worried globalization will threaten their jobs.
They cannot replace striking workers but are also still required to maintain the heating plant, make emergency repairs, and keep the building functioning.
An attack by sheriff deputies on a group of striking young immigrant miners that left nineteen dead in the town of Lattimer in 1897 presented opportunities for the UMW.