from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An action, such as a strike or slowdown, taken by workers as a means of increasing bargaining power with management.
- noun Law An action taken by an employer that affects an employee's terms of employment, especially adversely.
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- noun A
workplace protestby employeesdesigned to inconvenienceor disruptthe businessof the employer, especially one which is limited in durationor severity.
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- noun a temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands
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