strike pay

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strike pay

n
(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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Meanwhile, the US might organize strike funds to support poorly-treated Iranian workers operating in IRGC-dominated economic sectors.
Asked to explain the kind of support striking bus drivers can look forward to, Kyritsis said that "if and when required, strike funds will be created for these people to feed their families".
Told gay and lesbian activists had a cheque for strike funds, Skinner offered to give up his own slot on the platform.
It's an age-old tradition in the union movement that workers who are losing pay by going on strike get support from other workers through strike funds,'' he said.
Strikes in Europe had succeeded, he argued, not just because the legal framework within which workers operated was less draconian than in Indonesia but also because European unions had large strike funds with which they could support striking workers and their families.