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picket

a person involved in a STRIKE who seeks to prevent other persons from gaining access to a place of work during an INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE. In the UK, picketing one's own place of work is lawful; picketing other people's places of work (secondary picketing) is unlawful. See SECONDARY ACTION.

picket

a person, either on strike or supporting that strike, who seeks to prevent other persons from gaining access to a place of work during the course of an INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE. In the UK, picketing one's own place of work is lawful; picketing other people's places of work (secondary picketing) is unlawful.
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Officer workers on lunch break at this city's busy 'Magnificent Mile' were puzzled by the demand of some 20 picketers to prevent the burial of the late Philippine strongman, Ferdinand E.
The unions said two picketers suffered injuries inflicted by plant guards and had to be hospitalized.
"When I visit clinics, I've learned to ask the staff if they have ever seen a picketer come in, have an abortion and go back to picketing again," she writes.
Picketers were on the march, carrying signs that read: "Strike Action is Forced Upon Us!" "Remember the Depressing 30s?" "Parity Prices or Poverty?"
Another picketer found guilty of staging an unsanctioned public event was 75-year-old pensioner Vladimir Ionov, who was fined one million rubleswhich despite the currency's recent troubles remains an astronomical sum.
Although there are marked differences between the Burnie and Lyttelton industrial disputes, the similarities of police and picketer interaction are significant.
The pledge-a-picket campaign invites Planned Parenthood supporters to donate a fixed amount per picketer, so that each crusader trying to turn back a Planned Parenthood patient adds a few dollars to the clinic's ability to help that patient.
'You see Kim wasn't a picketer. He may have gone onto picket lines and, whatever we say, Kim is still a friend of mine.
While the First Amendment confers on each citizen a powerful right to express one-self, it gives the picketer no boon to jeopardize the health, safety, and rights of other's.
Through them--by becoming a picketer at abortion clinics, 7-11 stores, and other places the NFD targeted, including my video stores--she received the emotional acceptance she had needed.
French riot police removed picketers and barricades blocking access to a large fuel distribution depot as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters on Friday that he would not let them strangle the economy.
Contract notice: Service of armed guards and picketers fixed by means of security guards to be performed on the property of the regional council of abruzzo site in pescara, viale bovio 425.