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- n. Activity intended to disrupt or end without an agreement a strike by workers.
- adj. Of or pertaining to such activity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. confrontational activities intended to break up a strike by workers
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Since there is no law against strikebreaking, the only way unions can suppress it is by stigmatizing those who do it as "scabs."
And the capitalist employers, instead of giving heed to the warnings, are perfecting their strikebreaking organization and combining more strongly than ever for a general assault upon that dearest of all things to the trades - unions, — the closed shop.
Even if he was a horrible, evil, strikebreaking man.
But the problem for the local powers of 1913 is that we do know, and we can remember: The man who cried "Fire!" at the Italian Hall was a strikebreaking thug.
Soon the area was swarming with National Guardsmen, out-of-town strikebreaking thugs and striking miners.
He advocated the use of strikebreaking "replacement" players, despite a court ruling that owners were violating federal labor laws.
Industry ground to a halt all over town with one glaring exception — the huge McCormick Reaper Works was in full operation, manned by strikebreaking scabs protected by a large contingent of Chicago police.
Dion's support of strikebreaking turned around a caucus that, until he became leader, was set to pass the Bill.
In response, WGA West exec director David Young accused Short of caving in to the companies and strikebreaking.
And the capitalist employers, instead of giving heed to the warnings, are perfecting their strikebreaking organization and combining more strongly than ever for a general assault upon that dearest of all things to the trades - unions, -- the closed shop.
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