Illegal Strike

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Illegal Strike

A strike in violation of the law. Examples of illegal strikes include those that contravene court orders, do not have authorization from union membership, or are undertaken by certain groups of workers, notably police offers, not permitted to go on strike. Participants in an illegal strike may face legal sanctions.
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As the present practices of zero-hours employment at levels of pay most of us would not be able to live on, and cutting of services, this resentment will only cause the reasons why so-called illegal strikes are considered.
After being asked if he backed illegal strikes, Lord Prescott asked Ms Reid: "Have you ever been on strike?
Cushion uncovers widespread militant activity, from illegal strikes to sabotage to armed conflict with the state, all of which culminated in two revolutionary workers' congresses and the largest general strike in Cuban history.
We believe early negotiations on the existing contract should be the path forward and hope that solutions to the tough issues including those not currently in the contract will be worked out at the bargaining table and not with short-term illegal strikes.
Yeah, my husband looks just like this in a dress" Harry Potter creator JK Rowling defends Wimbledon winner Serena Williams against critics on Twitter "Unite is not going to see itself rendered toothless by passively submitting to unjust laws" Len McCluskey, head of the Unite union, changes the rules to allow activists to stage illegal strikes "I am not charging around hoping to get some sort of cushy Brussels job" Nick Clegg, outgoing leader of the Liberal Democrats "Political parties, like nations, rise and fall.
At a time when union contractors are losing more and more market share to their non-union counterparts, for the carpenters' union to stage illegal strikes on union sites where they had explicitly promised not to take such job actions, sends the wrong message altogether.
The situation is quite complex and the government's position is clear: the watchword is negotiations away from anarchy and illegal strikes," Essid argued.
PESHAWAR -- PESCO Management has filed a writ petition in NIRC Peshawar Bench against Pakistan WAPDA Hydro Worker Labor Union CBA Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa for observing illegal strikes and office-lockups.
The leaked Ministry of Interior document suggests the ministry is searching for tenders to create surveillance software to monitor at least 26 topics, ranging from defamation of religion, calling for illegal strikes and demonstrations to terrorism and violence.
Workers' Union said they were fired after the management accused them of launching illegal strikes on April 9, 17, 18 and May 1.
To justify Bill 45's limits on Charier rights, the Alberta Government will likely argue that the purpose of the legislation i: to "protect the Alberta taxpayer from an illegal strike," and establish a "more comprehensive and responsive system to respond to the threat of illegal strikes or strikes themselves.
Contracts forbidding illegal strikes are routinely ignored in the public sector, thus endangering the common good and encouraging more work stoppages staged for self-serving causes.