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The union created a pledge that readers can sign to say they will “not cross the picket line.”
NYT’S WIRECUTTER UNION THREATENS TO WALK DURING ITS BUSIEST TIME OF YEAR IF A NEW CONTRACT ISN’T SIGNEDSARA GUAGLIONENOVEMBER 10, 2021DIGIDAY
BSO balked at that addition, explaining that signing the document would violate the contracts it has with its own unions and that it couldn’t ask its unionized workers to cross a picket line.
HOW A DISPUTE WITH A HANDFUL OF STRATHMORE TICKET-SELLERS LED TO IMPASSE WITH BALTIMORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, CANCELED CONCERTSPEGGY MCGLONENOVEMBER 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In the meantime, workers remain on picket lines in multiple states.
JOHN DEERE WORKERS REJECT CONTRACT, WHICH COMPANY CALLS ‘OUR BEST AND FINAL OFFER’AARON GREGGNOVEMBER 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Groups like the San Francisco Parent Coalition have sprung up since last summer to help organize protests and picket school board meetings as a way to press for policy changes.
BACK TO SCHOOL, READY OR NOTEROMO EGBEJULEAUGUST 27, 2021OZY
Undeterred, they regrouped in the baggage area, then went to Target to get supplies to make picket signs.
HOURLY WORKERS ARE DEMANDING BETTER PAY AND BENEFITS—AND GETTING THEMALANA SEMUELSJULY 22, 2021TIME
When we think of LGBTQ activism in the 1970s, we tend to think of picket signs, protest marches, and people carrying megaphones – but it also took other forms.
LEGENDARY DANCE TROUPE TAKES SPOTLIGHT IN ‘BALLERINA BOYS’ DOCJOHN PAUL KINGJUNE 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Many of them were wounded and the worst of these were put into a picket boat which had just that moment come along.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Hicks was puttering around the fire, evidently cooking supper, and Gregory was moving the picket rope of his horse to fresh grass.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It was therefore deemed advisable to picket the horses close to the tent, between it and the fire.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Left on a picket boat with Birdie to board my destroyer to an accompaniment of various denominations of projectiles.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PICKET

  • berth
  • catch
  • chain
  • dock
  • fix
  • lash
  • make fast
  • picket
  • secure
  • tether
  • tie
  • tie up
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