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striking

1. Cutting a molding with a plane.
2. Removing temporary supports from a structure.
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The union representing Northwest Airlines flight attendants Monday appealed a federal judge's ruling that stops the union from striking.
It's annoying," Herold says, "because in France, we start striking, and then we go to negotiate.
How ever, at higher rates of inflation, the situation only gets worse, especially for the striking worker.
In support of their claim, the pilots advanced the theory that the union was merely a conduit through which nonstriking pilots made gifts to their striking colleagues.
PHI suspended new pilot hiring on November 10, 2006, because the union stated on that date that the striking pilots would return to work unconditionally.
On Wednesday, the striking workers forced city officials to shut 22 of the city's 59 swimming pools because of inadequate staffing, and the Los Angeles Police Department said it was deferring most cases that needed fingerprint specialists.
From this finding they again argue that the propensity to striking is best explained by the failures of managerial and supervisory staff, though this is speculative given the small number of local studies available.
NEWS FROM USW: SOLIDARITY TOURS DEMONSTRATES RESOLVE OF STRIKING STEELWORKERS AT GOODYEAR
Striking mechanics at Northwest Airlines will not participate in its bankruptcy reorganization process.
However, CWA officials said Thursday that striking remains a last resort.
They cannot replace striking workers but are also still required to maintain the heating plant, make emergency repairs, and keep the building functioning.
An attack by sheriff deputies on a group of striking young immigrant miners that left nineteen dead in the town of Lattimer in 1897 presented opportunities for the UMW.