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Links
http://depts.washington.edu/labhist/encyclopedia/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strike_action
Facilitation
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METHOD

Strike

First Submitted By Patrick L Scully, Participedia Team

Most Recent Changes By Jaskiran Gakhal

Strikes are a method used by labour unions and employees to pressure employers and government authorities to address their grievances before they return to work.

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Problems and Purpose

Strikes refer to a "work stoppage, caused by the mass refusal of employees to work," in response to grievances or to "pressure government to change policies." [1]

Origins and Development

Participant Recruitment and Selection

How it Works: Process, Interaction, and Decision-Making

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

See Also

Picketing 

2010 University of Puerto Rico Strike 

References

[1] Wikipedia Contributors, "Strike Action," https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strike_action 

External Links

http://depts.washington.edu/labhist/encyclopedia/ 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strike_action 

https://www.go2hr.ca/legal/strikes-lockouts-picketing-and-replacement-workers 

The Effect of Labour Relations Legislation on Strike Incidence: https://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/135498.pdf?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents 

On the Political Economy of Long-Run Trends in Strike Activity: https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/british-journal-of-political-science/article/on-the-political-economy-of-longrun-trends-in-strike-activity....

"Strike-Proneness" and Its Determinants: https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/abs/10.1086/221532 

The Challenge of Labour in China - Strikes and the Changing Labour Regime in Global Factories: https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9780203849750 

Notes

Lead Image: Strike in Glasgow http://tinyurl.com/y5huq52s