A strike occurs when people simultaneously refuse to work and try to encourage everyone in a workplace to stop working there. Strikes tend to be organized by labor unions, since they provide the social solidarity necessary to persuade people to take action that may be dangerous and certainly expensive for them. Strikers are not paid and unless their union can provide funds, the strike will soon be ended by lack of money and the pressure of feeding a family. It is easier, therefore, for younger and single individuals to mount ...

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