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striking,

v applying drumming-type rhythms and strokes to the body; an oscillation procedure in manual therapy sessions that serves to decongest the lungs, stimulate the nervous system, create rhythms, and loosen attachments.

striking

a vigorous forward pounding action with a front limb. It is an instinctive defense or attack action by a horse which can be very dangerous to an inattentive handler.
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The striking operators waged psychological warfare against the students, who eagerly sought to prove their manhood, by constantly impugning their masculinity.
The union did not realize who they were dealing with and their game plan wasn't very thought out,'' said a striking worker from a Sylmar Vons who is planning to return to work and asked not to be named.
In such a divided labor movement, miners' residual wages were highest in departments in which non-striking confederes competed with striking unitaires, since the benefits steered to confederes went by law to all miners in a firm's employ.
The labor movement is united behind this important struggle, and as long as Boeing continues on its misguided course, we will employ the full resources of the AFL-CIO to help our striking brothers and sisters win a fair contract.
1) Thousands of striking supermarket workers march along Olympic Boulevard in Century City.
In Buena Park on Saturday, UFCW Local 324 organized a turkey giveaway that is scheduled to continue today, where they will hand out 13,000 turkeys to striking and locked-out workers.
As negotiations degrade, the unions continue to rally, but the striking employees are losing hope.
He and MTA Chief Executive Officer Roger Snoble have repeatedly said there's no more money on the table beyond the $87 million in new funds already being offered to the striking mechanics.
He said the 17,000 striking Ralphs employees would be assigned to picket Albertson's and Vons stores in Northern California, Arizona and Colorado, and at distribution warehouses throughout Southern California.
Negotiators for the MTA and striking mechanics agreed Friday to keep on talking through the weekend after the union extended a counteroffer for the first time in the 2-week-old strike that has stranded thousands and brought millions in economic losses.
The unyielding stance of striking supermarket workers will meet today with consumers whose pantries are empty as the work stoppage at Southern California's three largest grocers enters its seventh day.
Teamsters' drivers expanded their support Wednesday for striking supermarket workers by agreeing to honor picket lines at regional food distribution centers, a move meant to put further pressure on the strike- bound grocers - Vons, Ralphs and Albertson's.