During the 2002/03 general strikes
, Luongo was one of the two engineers who remained at their work in the Paraguana Refining Centre.
In Spain, it was the second general strike
this year to protest at budget cuts.
The NUT said a planned one-day strike in the summer term "will only be the start of the battle on pensions" and called on the TUC to begin co-ordinated strike action, starting with a one-day general strike
in the autumn.
Mr Epifani raised the possibility of similar general strikes
KATHMANDU, April 30 -- The indefinite general strike
called by the UCPN (Maoist) from May 2 has put entrepreneurs in a confused state of mind.
Ongoing research suggests that union exclusion from government policymaking on wages, welfare systems and labour markets is strongly associated with a variety of union protests including general strikes
The coalition has staged a series of general strikes
, rallies and protests calling for the head of the caretaker government and the head of the Election Commission and one commission member to be chosen with the consent of all political parties.
All of these studies suggest that while not all early 20th-century Canadian workers engaged in general strikes
like Winnipeg's workers, labour across Canada found itself dissatisfied with the socio-economic system.
Most Israelis are aware that the Palestinian resistance that flared from 1987 until the peace accord was signed in 1993 began with general strikes
On the other hand, despite all the obstacles revolutionaries did enjoy organizational success, which was capped by the impressive general strikes
in Ekaterinoslav and other southern cities in 1903.
Fighting an armed insurgency to establish a republican state in Nepal, the rebels have often resorted to general strikes
to weaken the government.
For Israelis it carried the clear reminder that general strikes
marked the opening of the civil strife that preceded the signing of the Israeli-Palestinian peace.