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  • adj. not participating in a strike or work stoppage

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Examples

  • Taking full advantage of their right to hire replacements for striking and nonstriking workers, the supermarket owners beat the Safeway strike and forced the UFCW to accept cuts in wages and benefits.

    Inside the Leviathan

  • The government's suggestion that nonstriking employees take their children to work was met with dismay from many parents, like those with low-attention-span toddlers.

    NYT > Home Page

  • "Our 3,000 nonstriking employees are here, and our fully qualified, licensed and credentialed nursing, technical and professional work force are here," she said.

    Jacksonville Business News - Local Jacksonville News | Jacksonville Business Journal

  • It appeared in the daily paper that the nonstriking staffs of the News and Free Press had combined to publish -- in competition with the strikers 'paper, the Detroit Journal.

    Chicago Reader

  • At some hospitals, striking hospital employees have reportedly invaded operating rooms to torment their nonstriking colleagues.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • Under a deal struck last week, about 5,000 students were able to return yesterday to classes taught by nonstriking faculty.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • I really miss those guys, and I understand why they want to come back on especially insofar as the nonstriking staff has got to eat—but I’d rather they stayed off the air entirely than cross the picket line with an inferior product.

    Daily Show and Colbert to Return « Gerry Canavan

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