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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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Gary Jones told delegates at the union's bargaining convention in Detroit Monday that it would raise weekly strike pay from $200 to $250 per week this month and $275 in January of next year.
THE binmen who belong to the Unite union are to go on strike again for two days a week so, with strike pay and their wages, they will effectively suffer minimal or no financial loss, despite causing yet more misery to the citizens of Birmingham, who already pay for this service through their council tax payments.
Featham, of Arriva Mr Featham added that whether or not drivers would be paid strike pay was "a matter for Unite".
Those who actively engage in picketing are eligible to receive strike pay up to $400 per week.
Without strike pay and with the attacks on striking families, and with the reduction of welfare benefits and the sequestration of the union's funds, this meant that there was a dire need to feed the families.
MARCH 25, 1957: Workers from the Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU) queue up for strike pay at the union's headquarters in Rusholme Road, All Saints.
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.
(155) By July 1980, as the Muckamuck strike passed the two-year mark, the union had raised $36,000 for strike pay. This money was vital to replenishing a strike fund depleted by the Bimini strike.