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. In short, SORWUC's alternative structure and approach to unionization both helped and hindered its cause and those workers it represented.
Finally, you can "scambait" the scammers, leading them on in thinking they're about to strike pay dirt with you.
(d) a promise to refrain from crossing a picket line (whether directly or indirectly in return for strike pay); (6)
Those on strike received strike pay and returned for within a few pence a week of the original offer.
Although a new dues increase will boost funds for organizing and strike pay, members have more reason to worry about proliferating multiple salaries for officers and about the decline in organizing victories and expenditures than about the costs of federal oversight.
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At its height, says Yeates, thousands of families were dependent for survival on strike pay and more families were dependent on private charity.
The two papers took a big financial hit during the lucrative holiday retail season, and strikers, who had to get by on paltry strike pay, haven't come close to reaching their original pay demands.
Those members, many of whom had developed long-time friendships with the building managers, suffered with $7 a day in strike pay so long as they showed up in that bitterly cold month to walk picket lines over the humongous mounds of snow that filled the streets and sidewalks of the city.
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Teachers then staffed picket lines, knowing that they would not receive even the meager compensation of strike pay. It was resist or succumb.
The members of United Paper Workers International Union Local 7837, the Staley local, have grimly endured the lockout on part-time jobs and $60-a-week strike pay for almost three years.