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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Mr Douglass said: "There were originally 10 people arrested - three got away - who were collecting strike funds.
For several years, Unite Here's locals had been preparing themselves for a major walkout, beefing up their strike funds and aligning contracts in different cities so they expired at the same time, enabling unions in those cities to strike simultaneously.
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.