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Discussion » Questions » Jobs » What do scabs and rats who are on strike call someone who crosses the picket line to work?

What do scabs and rats who are on strike call someone who crosses the picket line to work?

Left and Uber drivers undercut regular taxi drivers........ Then strike for more pay....lolololololol

Posted - May 9

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  • 4229
    Breadwinner? 
      May 9, 2019 5:06 AM MDT
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  • 9077
    Derps. 
      May 9, 2019 6:54 AM MDT
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  • 3677
    A "scab" is someone who crosses a picket/strike line to work.
      May 9, 2019 8:26 AM MDT
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  • 2846
    They aren't unionized.  Scab is someone who crosses union lines or takes work away from union labor by undercutting them.
      May 9, 2019 3:23 PM MDT
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  • 3677
    ANYONE who crosses a picket line is called a "scab".  (except management.  they are called much worse.)
    Trust me.  I have seen dozens of strikes and picket lines, growing up in a mill town.
      May 13, 2019 8:41 AM MDT
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  • 10443
    You have it backwards.  The persons who cross the picket line are called scabs.
      May 9, 2019 9:56 AM MDT
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  • 2846
    I know that.  Yet Uber and Lucy drivers are essentially scab and rat taxi drivers.  So they are already scabs and rats.  Taxi drivers and cabbie unions been saying the companies are abusing workers and now that the drivers have encroached on unionized and professional cabbies they want the same things their unions fought for. In a nutshell anyway.
      May 9, 2019 3:26 PM MDT
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  • 10443
    Taxi drivers are not on strike.  Therefore, there's no picket line to cross.  Therefore, Uber and Lyft drivers are not scabs.
      May 9, 2019 7:58 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    "In the annals of labor history, few characters are more reviled than the so-called “scab”—the worker who refuses to join a union, or worse, whether or not a member, crosses a picket line during a strike. "


    Trade workers who work outside the union and undercut it are also called scabs.
      May 9, 2019 8:29 PM MDT
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  • 9077

    I believe you are from NYC? I’ve seen you mention it before, they did their worst « scabbing » there. Back in early 2017 when Trump made his executive order banning migrants and refugees from several counties, leaving many people stranded at airports, the New York Workers Taxi Aliénce Union refused to work and pick up passengers in a show of support to the refugees and migrants. Uber drivers  lowered their prices during this period to take advantage of the union strike. That is  «scabbing ». 

      May 9, 2019 8:46 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    Look at you.
      May 9, 2019 9:31 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    I can be serious once or twice a year;) that company pisses me off. 
      May 9, 2019 9:34 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    I thought you liked Uber...
      May 9, 2019 9:36 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    That was two years ago...we’ve known each other too long lol. 
      May 9, 2019 9:37 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    Yeah, yeah, yeah... Familiarity breeds contempt,   I got it. :(
      May 9, 2019 9:39 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    Ahhhh muffin :( but then there’s always angry...
      May 9, 2019 9:41 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    Did you call me muffin?
      May 9, 2019 9:42 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    I call everyone who sounds winey « muffin » there! There’s one thing you didn’t already know about me ... can’t say «  yeah, I already know that« 
      May 9, 2019 9:44 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    Forgive me,  I am tipsy and not paying attention to that reply.
      May 9, 2019 9:49 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    Lol:) okay, Muffin. 
      May 9, 2019 9:50 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    La-la-la-la-la-la......not listening to you
      May 9, 2019 9:53 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    PAY ME ATTENTION! MUFFIN! 
      May 9, 2019 9:54 PM MDT
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  • 2846
    I need to.go find songs first
      May 9, 2019 9:58 PM MDT
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  • 9077
    Muffin songs? 
      May 9, 2019 10:00 PM MDT
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