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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A job action in which employees do no more than the minimum required by the rules of a workplace in order to cause a slowdown.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To work slowly by strictly following all work rules, usually in a work-to-rule job action, as part of unionized labor protest.
  • n. Job action consisting of working to rule.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a job action in which workers cause a slowdown by doing only the minimum amount required by the rules of the workplace

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