from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who works or provides an employer with workers during a strike.
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- n. A non-unionized worker hired to replace a striking union worker.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who works (or provides workers) during a strike
Furthering the betrayal, the president and the Democratic Congressional majority failed to even put anti-strikebreaker legislation on the map -- despite the fact that organized labor had emphasized the importance of such legislation for working people hard-hit by the recession of the early 1990s.
Witnesses would later say they could identify the man who had raised the false alarm and much of the evidence pointed to his occupation: He was a strikebreaker.
He next became a private detective for a street railway corporation, and by successive steps developed into a professional strikebreaker.
He used BBC for propaganda, operated it as a strikebreaker, secretly wrote anti-union speeches for the Tories, and refused to give air time to worker representatives.
For these reasons, the doctrine of conspiracy was a poor sort of strikebreaker, and it tended to fall out of use.
In November, for example, among others testifying before the Senate was a nineteen-year-old black strikebreaker, Eugene Steward.
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