STRIKE OR LOCKOUT 7.1 No Interruption of Work. The Parties agree there will be no strike or lockout during the term of this Agreement. 7.2 Emergency ServicesThe Parties recognize that in the event of a strike or lockout, situations may arise of an emergency nature. To this end, the Employer and the Union agree to provide services of an emergency nature. 7.3 Right to Refuse to Cross a Picket LineEmployees covered by this Agreement shall have the right to refuse to cross a picket line arising out of a dispute as defined in the relevant legislation. Any employee failing to report for duty shall be considered to be absent without pay. Failure to cross a picket line encountered in carrying out the Employer's business shall not be considered a violation of this Agreement nor shall it be grounds for disciplinary action.