job action

Definitions of job action
  1. noun
    a temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands
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    go-slow
    a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers
    work to rule
    a job action in which workers cause a slowdown by doing only the minimum amount required by the rules of the workplace
    strike, work stoppage
    a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    sit-down, sit-down strike
    a strike in which workers refuse to leave the workplace until a settlement is reached
    sympathetic strike, sympathy strike
    a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer
    walkout
    a strike in which the workers walk out
    wildcat strike
    a strike undertaken by workers without approval from the officials of their union
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    direct action
    a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands
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