prestrike

prestrike

(priːˈstraɪk)
adj
of the period before a strike
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They had abandoned a prestrike parade when an emergency call was received only six minutes before the start of the stoppage at 6pm onWednesday.
The new owners were not obligated to negotiate with the ATU because the sale only included assets, but they offered the existing driver force a contract (which was accepted) based on 30 cents per mile for senior drivers, down from 37.34 cents a mile for prestrike hires and 32.7 cents per mile for new hires under the 1983 contract (Fravel, 1991, 38, 42).
At that time, she said, the Sunday paper -- an advertising cash cow for most dailies -- should be close to prestrike levels with number of pages and advertisers.
One other service that the SEIU performed for the janitors--and here, the help came more from a consortium of California locals than from the international--was to sponsor prestrike polling and focus groups to assist 1877, and other SEIU locals lacing the prospect of a strike, in honing their message.
Future experiments will examine the efficacy of prestrike orientation on predation success.
Indeed, during the prestrike period, while workers toiled without a contract, Lendler documented remarkably high levels of resistance to plant authorities and support for one another.
With a strike settlement unlikely anytime soon, the newsroom will operate with a 10 percent smaller staff than in its prestrike days, Ridder says.
t = [t.sub.a] - 30,..., [t.sub.a] - 1 Prestrike Period t = [t.sub.a] - 30,..., [t.sub.s] - 1 Pre/During Strike Period t = [t.sub.s],..., [t.sub.s] + 30 Post-Strike Period t = [t.sub.a],..., [t.sub.s] - 1 During Strike Period
Prestrike and sintering are needed for adhesion, and chemical activation of the nickel strike is required after sintering.
The union says that the company will exhaust its prestrike built-up inventory of machines and will not be able to continue high levels of production using an exhausted work force (particularly its white-collar employees) working excessive overtime.
Employers who can continue operations at prestrike levels with the use of management personnel or temporary help but who nevertheless hire -- or threaten to hire -- permanent replacements inflict a penalty on their striking employees without economic justification.
Metropolitan health care would not return to prestrike practice.