BY, ROBIN FRANCIS III BBA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Strikes and types of strike.
“STRIKE” has been defined in section 2(q) of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 in the following words: “ ‘Strike’ means a cessation of work by a body of persons employed in any industry, acting in combination or a refusal, or a refusal under a common understanding, of any number of persons who are or have been so employed to continue to work or to accept employment.”
WHAT IS STRIKE? A strike action is when a large no. of peopleused to pressure government or an Organisati on to change the policy. Strike is a very powerful weapon to get its demands accepted by a trade union or in the hand it’s the way of showing strength of a union .
The use of English word “strike” first appeared in 1768, when sailors in support of demonstration in London. removed the topgallant sails of merchant ships at port, thus crippling the ships. According to industrial disputes act, 1947, Strike means , “cessation of work by a group of workers for the purpose of bringing pressures on their employers to accept their demands”.
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