He said they were open to 'escalating' their protests to work stoppage or a sit-down strike
if their demand for a salary raise would not be included in the national budget.
This followed Al-Sadr and hundreds of his supporters entry to the Green Zone to stage a sit-down strike
against the government and pressure it to implement reforms.
The most tumultuous of these was the General Motors sit-down strike
at Flint, Michigan in February 1937.
Classes pushed through in Quezon City yesterday despite the national sit-down strike
to demand an increase in the salaries of teachers under the Department of Education (DepEd).
Bakers in the Gambia town of Brikama, West Coast Region, embarked on a sit-down strike
after public health authorities at the Brikama Health Centre ordered them to improve on their hygiene, PANA reported from here.
To note, participants in the action held a sit-down strike
in front of the government building.
Genora Johnson Dollinger founded the Flint Women's Emergency Brigade to support the General Motors Sit-Down Strike
On October 10, a group of 36 lawmakers from the state declared a two-week sit-down strike
against the state government claiming that the state assembly speaker has undermined the state constitutional mandate over his friendship with the governor.
The reason that the sit-down strike
is such an effective tactic is also the reason that it has been outlawed countless times.
When the pitch increased between 18th and 19th, my Gumby-esque legs went on a sit-down strike
Russia's Interior Ministry spokesman Vladimir Markin told journalists the searches were connected to an investigation of "disorders" which had taken place during a May 6 opposition rally - an attempt to stage a sit-down strike
on a bridge by a tiny minority of protesters - on the eve of President Putin's inauguration.
The year 2012 marks the 75th anniversary of the great sit-down strike
wave of 1937.