In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- The government has threatened to declare any action illegal and use strike-breakers to maintain services.
- In some workplaces part-timers were not part of the bargaining unit, and thus potential strike-breakers.
- The local press ignored them, probably because there was no colliery in the community and there was therefore no local story of strike-breakers crossing picket lines.
- Other issues related to picketing were the number of strike-breakers and the way striking miners treated them in the local community.
- Despite the flimsiness of the evidence against him, town inhabitants are whipped into a mob frenzy by a man who acknowledges that he is a strike-breaker.
- Striking workers were attacked by paid strike-breakers and police - many were literally beaten to death on behalf of the state.
- Southampton fans became known to Portsmouth supporters as ‘scummers’, an insult initially directed at the strike-breakers.
- The plan had been to lock strike-breakers in spare bedrooms so they couldn't speak to current workers.
- Photographs from the time show pickets trying to stop strike-breakers entering Warner Brothers in 1946.
- In order to achieve its demands, Northwest provoked a strike and invested millions of dollars to train strike-breakers.
- Northwest is hiring strike-breakers at the Doubletree Hotel in Romulus, only a mile-and-a-half from here.
- The Municipal Corporation has employed strike-breakers.
- The workers are also concerned about the NAC's willingness to employ strike-breakers.
- I've got strike-breakers on speed-dial, Norma.
- The Kerala police chief also appealed for people ‘to confront the strike’ and assist strike-breakers.
- Last month a professional strike-breaker ran down and critically injured a strike supporter.
- Management claims that its operations are almost normal because 1,000 workers returned to work after LCMC started hiring strike-breakers in early July.
- It illegally sacked its entire waterfront workforce and attempted to replace them with secretly trained strike-breakers.
- Originally VW contemplated closing the works for two or three months in order to train strike-breakers.
- They pose as recruiters, but both the local mayor and the miners assume they will be strike-breakers.
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