(1) Participation in a strike does not constitute good cause to leave, or to refuse to seek or accept, employment.
(2) TANF cash assistance benefits will be denied to any family for any month in which any caretaker relative with whom the dependent child is living is, on the last day of the month, participating in a strike.
(3) No individual's needs will be included in determining the amount of benefit payable for any month to a family if, on the last day of such month, the individual is participating in a strike.
(4) A strike is defined as a temporary concerted stoppage of work by a group of employees (not necessarily members of a union) to express a grievance, enforce a demand for changes in the conditions of employment, obtain recognition, or resolve a dispute with management. Also included in this definition is a work stoppage by reason of the expiration of a collective bargaining agreement.