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Employment Development Department
Employment Development Department

Trade Dispute TD 160 - Fact Finding Guide

Picket Lines


  1. Did the claimant leave his/her job due to the trade dispute?
  2. Was the claimant laid off due to lack of work?

Violence on Picket Line

  1. What was the nature of the incidents?
  2. When did the incidents occur? Date? Time? Place?
  3. Were any injuries sustained? Any property damage?
  4. Have any employees crossed the picket lines and reported to work? Classification of such workers?
  5. Is the employer still operating?
  6. Were any reports made to the police? Any complaints filed? Any arrests made?
    Any court injunctions obtained to curb violence?