Strike Pay


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Strike Pay

Wages provided by a union to members while they are on strike. In a strike, union members do not come to work as a form of protest. However, this deprives them of the wages and benefits that they otherwise would have received, which increases the likelihood that people will go back to work prematurely and the strike will fail. Strike pay helps reduce this risk. See also: Strike benefits.
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Furthermore, without the established infrastructure and treasury of a larger, conventional union, SORWUC struggled to pay legal bills and strike pay.
The strike/lockout sent employees' salaries tumbling to $100 a week strike pay from a wage range of $18,000 to $37,000.
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In families throughout the North East there was a battle to survive as miners stood up for their principles and relied on strike pay and collection buckets to pay the bills.
We have no unions fighting for us (thank goodness) and so do not have to rely on strike pay.
Meanwhile, Unite said more than 6,000 of its members had applied to the union for strike pay after taking part in the industrial action.
Mr Woodley also revealed the union had paid out almost pounds 1 million in strike pay, pledging that Unite would not allow the airline to "starve" staff back to work.
Cabin crew will receive pounds 30 a day strike pay, costing Unite more than pounds 500,000 over the 12-day period.
In that dispute, the caucus began a "supplementary strike fund" that in three labour disputes to defend the pattern since 2005 has provided $18 million of extra strike pay for workers (paid through weekly deductions directly from the working members in the caucus).
My wife worked as a school lollipop lady for pounds 16 a week and her wage meant I wasn't entitled to strike pay.
However, workers and employers failed to reach agreement over pay, and Cardiff dockers like these, pictured picking up strike pay, walked out shortly afterwards