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strike

Etymology: AS, strican, to advance swiftly
an action taken collectively by the employees of a company or institution in which they stop reporting for work in an effort to cause the employer to accede to certain demands. A strike usually follows unsuccessful negotiations between representatives of the union and management.

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Asqalan prison strike on July 5, 1970, which continued for seven days.
But first, let's place Precision Strike and the Fight on today's battlefield in some context:
The strike sanction would also require the Federation of Labor to attempt to mediate the union's issues with the city in the hope of pressuring Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to reconsider the EAA's demands for higher wages.
Here are recommendations from the RAB if the event a strike does happen.
In the meantime, there are rumors of more strikes in the fall, which is when we should find out whether Herold and the Liberte, J'Ecris Ton Nom movement are the beginning of a lasting anti-strike revolt--and the vanguard of a libertarian youth movement in France.
Some collars are specifically created as zero-premium collars, with the strike prices set at levels that result in a net zero cash outlay.
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As we have said on numerous occasions, Baseball should never have allowed the umpires to tinker with the strike zone and call balls and strikes by personal whim.
In the closing scene of Spike Lee's Clockers (1995), Strike Dunham--the film's young, ulcer-prone protagonist--escapes from the life-threatening dangers of urban life.
I recall a bus drivers' strike in Sao Paulo that kept me waiting four hours in traffic to drive a little more than 10 miles.