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flying picket

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (in industrial disputes) a member of a group of pickets organized to be able to move quickly from place to place
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flying picket

npicchetto (proveniente da fabbriche ecc non direttamente coinvolte nello sciopero)
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One of the miners who had been in the front lines of the strike, former flying picket Ceri Thompson, would come to appreciate the true scale of the pit closure plan when, after leaving his job as a coal mine faceworker, he later became curator of a Welsh mine turned museum piece - the Big Pit mining museum in Blaenavon.
The site also includes the former Flying Picket Public House - a live music venue.
It concerns a previous miners' strike in 1972 when the idea of the flying picket was born in the run-up to a rugby match.
The Royle Family and Brook side star called for a public inquiry into his imprisonment for acting as a flying picket during the building strike in which trade unionists confronted the then Tory government.
A DVD tribute to the Twin Town, EastEnders and Pobol y Cwm actor was also played during the service, and there were also tributes from fellow Flying Picket David Gittins, Hibbard's "Pobol family" and his wife Caroline.
The former Flying Picket continued: "It was a registered Equity low budget film so we were all on the same money, because some people tried to get more and they did not take the job.
The actor was jailed for 16 months in 1973 for his role in the flying picket - now subject to a campaign against a miscarriage of justice.
A DVD tribute was also played during the service, as well as tributes from fellow Flying Picket David Gittins, known as Red Stripe, Mr Hibbard's "Pobol family" and his wife Caroline.
Fellow Flying Picket Terry Renshaw added: "I believe we will finally see justice and prove that this was a political trial.
The Stand Out Club -funded by the Foundation of Sport and the Arts -runs every month at the Flying Picket,Hardman Street, up to and during the Liverpool Comedy Festival in July.