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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Union boss Larry Flanagan also confirmed strike pay will be available to lecturers taking action today and tomorrow.
Derrick also says retired seaman Joe Dobbs gave him the image, above, of the seamen outside the offices of the National Union of Seamen, in Canning Place, Liverpool, in 1966 - when they were queuing for their strike pay, following the dispute which started on May 19 that year
Strikers will get no strike pay for Tuesday, but the strike fund will pay half their regular pay today and three-quarters regular pay for Thursday.
Miners' families were forced to live on as little as PS20 a week as the DSS wrongly believed they were getting strike pay.
My men are completely happy and we work well together, we have no unions fighting for us and so do not have to rely on strike pay.
I have been to Tolpuddle Martyrs' Museum and read about the start of the unions, and nowhere was there a mention of leaders on pounds 100,000, dining in fancy restaurants, driving posh cars and enjoying the high life while their members struggle on strike pay if they are lucky.
When they are faced with having to choose between indefinite subsistence strike pay and remaining on the job for full pay and benefits, some workers will inevitably be inclined to continue to work.
I went without any pay for that period of time and I did not receive any strike pay from the union either.
The company and union agreed to end a one-month strike so the workers could collect unemployment benefits, instead of $30 to $40 weekly strike pay As well, the company would pay worker benefits, which cost them millions of dollars.