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strike pay

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) money paid to strikers from the funds of a trade union
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Noun1.strike pay - money paid to strikers from union funds
pay, remuneration, salary, wage, earnings - something that remunerates; "wages were paid by check"; "he wasted his pay on drink"; "they saved a quarter of all their earnings"
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Not least because that word came into its most popular usage during the miners' strike when Skinner donated his MP wages to the strike fund for a year, spoke at more than 300 rallies and was thrown out of the Commons for calling judges who jailed miners "bent".
It's alright for the Unite boss to boast of a PS36 million strike fund, and breaking the law that requires a 50% turnout in postal ballots to legitimise action.
UNITE has set up a strike fund, which has grown to PS35 million, to finance industrial disputes.
We've got buckets of pound coins - it's adding to our strike fund.
Brian Smith, UNISON Glasgow Secretary: "These seventy members are conducting themselves magnificently and have received support messages and strike fund donations from across the UK.
He was a successful labour executive who, nevertheless, held no qualms about the possibility of accepting Soviet contributions to the strike fund and claiming that the TUC was assembling the 'elements of revolution' (245).
UO theater department alumna Steen Mitchell dropped by with a $10,000 donation for the strike fund.
Among the many groups who supported the striking miners was a group of gay and lesbian activists in London who, following the Gay Pride march in the same year, decided to raise money for the strike fund on the grounds that they had the same adversaries: the Thatcher government, the police and the tabloids.
Other workers are supporting strikers through a strike fund as they have since this movement started.
UNION members have donated their strike fund to help feed children during the summer holidays.
They toured the towns and cities of Great Britain for two years to raise money for the Penrhyn strike fund, but in 1903 the choir disbanded
On average, members covered by this MWA contract make approximately $31 per hour with benefits, according to the DC, which said it has started a strike fund and an assistance hotline to help its membersk.