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Unformatted text preview: itants
 of
 picketing
 or
 boycotting
 o As
 defined
 in
 Article
 212(o),
 strike
 means
 any
 temporary
 stoppage
of
work
by
the
concerted
action
of
employees
as
a
 result
of
an
industrial
or
labor
dispute
 o May
be
legally
held
because
of
either
or
both
–
 A
collective
bargaining
deadlock
or
 An
ULP
act
of
the
employer
 o Most
 effective
 weapon
 of
 labor
 in
 protecting
 the
 rights
 of
 employees
 to
 improve
 the
 terms
 and
 conditions
 of
 their
 employment
 • Characteristics
 o There
 must
 be
 an
 established
 relationship
 between
 the
 strikers
and
the
person
or
persons
against
whom
the
strike
 is
called
 o The
relationship
must
be
one
of
employer
and
employee
 o Existence
of
a
dispute
between
the
parties
and
the
utilization
 by
 labor
 of
 the
 weapon
 of
 concerted
 refusal
 to
 work
 as
 a
 means
 of
 persuading,
 or
 coercing
 compliance
 with
 the
 working
men’s
demands
 o The
contention
advanced
by
the
workers
that
although
work
 ceases,
the
employment
relation
is
deemed
to
continue
albeit
 in
a
state
of
belligerent
suspension
 o There
is
work
stoppage,
which
stoppage
is
temporary
 o The
 work
 stoppage
 is
 done
 through
 concerted
 action
 of
 the
 employees
 o The
striking
group
is
a
legitimate
labor
organization
and,
in
 case
 of
 bargaining
 deadlock,
 is
 the
 employees’
 sole
 bargaining
representative
 • Basic
objective
 o Resorted
to
by
laborers
to
enforce
their
demands
 7
 The
 idea
 behind
 a
 strike
 is
 that
 a
 company
 engaged
 in
 a
 profitable
 business
 cannot
 afford
 to
 have
 its
 production
 or
 activities
interrupted,
much
less
paralyzed.
Any
interruption
 or
 stoppage
 of
 production
 spells
 loss,
 even
 disaster.
 In
 addition,
 the
 overhead
 expenses
 consisting
 of
 salaries
 of
 its
 officials,
including
real
estate
taxes
and
license
fees
continue.
 Because
 of
 this
 threat
 or
 danger
 of
 loss
 to
 the
 company,
 it
 does
not
infrequently
give
in
to
the
demands
of
the
strikers,
 just
so
it
can
maintain
the
continuity
of
its
production
 • Constitutional
status
 • Nature
and
definition
of
lockout
 o If
employees
can
strike,
the
employer
can
lockout
 o Lockout
 means
 the
 temporary
 refusal
 of
 an
 employer
 to
 furnish
work
as
a
result
of
an
industrial
or
labor
dispute;
it
is
 an
 employer’s
 act
 excluding
 employees
 who
 are
...
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This document was uploaded on 03/11/2014.

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