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  Strikes
What is a strike?
Why do workers go on strike?
Wildcat strikes
What are trade unions?
What are pickets?
Famous strikes in UK history

 
Picketing during a rail strike What are pickets?
Pickets are workers who are on strike that stand at the entrance to their workplace.

The purpose of picketing is:

  • to stop or persuade workers not to go to work

  • to tell the public about the strike

  • to persuade workers to take their union's side

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