strike picket


strike picket
Trav. piquet de grève

English-French dictionary of law, politics, economics & finance. . 2010.

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  • picket — pick·et 1 n: a person posted by a labor organization at a place of employment affected by a labor dispute; broadly: a person posted for a demonstration or protest picket 2 vt: to post pickets in front of: walk or stand in front of as a picket… …   Law dictionary

  • picket — [pik′it] n. [Fr piquet < piquer, to pierce < pic,PIKE2] 1. a stake or slat, usually pointed, used as an upright in a fence, a hitching post for animals, a marker, etc. 2. a group of soldiers or a single soldier stationed, usually at an… …   English World dictionary

  • strike — 1 vb struck, struck, also, strick·en, strik·ing vi 1: to remove or delete something 2: to stop work in order to force an employer to comply with demands vt 1: to remove or delete from a legal document a …   Law dictionary

  • picket line — picket .line n a group of people who stand outside a factory and try to prevent people from going in or coming out during a ↑strike on a picket line ▪ So far, there has been very little violence on the picket line. ▪ Very few workers were willing …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • picket — [n1] post of structure pale, paling, palisade, panel, peg, pillar, rail, stake, stanchion, upright; concepts 445,479 picket [n2] person who demonstrates for cause demonstrator, picketer, protester, striker; concepts 348,359 picket [n3] person… …   New thesaurus

  • picket line — picket ,line noun count a PICKET. Workers who cross a picket line continue to work while other workers are on STRIKE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • strike — [v1] hit hard bang, bash, beat, boff, bonk, box, buffet, bump into, chastise, clash, clobber, clout, collide, conk*, crash, cuff*, drive, force, hammer, impel, knock, percuss, plant*, pop*, pound, pummel, punch, punish, run into, slap, slug,… …   New thesaurus

  • strike pay — ➔ pay1 * * * strike pay UK US noun [U] HR, WORKPLACE ► money paid by a trade union to its members when they are on strike and not being paid by their company: »Workers receive $200 a week in strike pay if they take shifts on the picket line …   Financial and business terms

  • picket — ► NOUN 1) a person or group of people standing outside a workplace trying to persuade others not to enter during a strike. 2) a soldier or small body of troops sent out to watch for the enemy. 3) a pointed wooden stake driven into the ground. ►… …   English terms dictionary

  • Strike action — Female tailors on strike. New York City, February, 1910 …   Wikipedia

  • picket — US /ˈpɪkɪt/ noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► (also picket line) a group of people who stand outside an organization s building holding signs to protest against something. The people who protest are often employees who disagree with the management: »The… …   Financial and business terms