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  • n. Plural form of sickout.


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  • Still, with two days of "sickouts" across the state, teachers are making sure Gov.

    Teachers Union Protests Gov. Scott Walker's Bill To Limit Bargaining Rights

  • Work slowdowns and sickouts are prohibited by federal laws that govern airline labor relations.

    Pilots Take to the Streets

  • And, you know, we have seen this happen with several of the domestic airlines as well, in sickouts and all of that are very effective over the holiday season.

    CNN Transcript Dec 18, 2009

  • Labor conditions were militant, toxic, even violent, with multiple strikes and sickouts by the United Auto Workers.

    The Elegant Solution

  • All they said, they had a lot of sickouts over the weekend, although the union leaders are saying it was not a sickout.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2004

  • There have been threats of sickouts on their first day of the convention, although the mayor does not believe that will happen.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2004

  • No widespread sickouts were reported at any other school.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Patco began a series of work slowdowns and sickouts that the F.A.A. was largely able to quell with little real improvement in working conditions.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Railway Labor Act, which makes it illegal for unions to strike or stage work slowdowns or sickouts unless they have been released from contract talks by the National Mediation Board.

  • So all they are trying to do in wisconsin, john meacham, is try to get public employee unions to pay half of what the rest of americans pay for pensions, and these teachers, over 1,000 of them, had sickouts yesterday.

    Crooks and Liars


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