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- adjective Of or pertaining to a
labor protestin which employeesdo only the minimumwork required by the rules of a workplace, following safetyor other regulationsto the letter in order to cause a slowdown.
- noun Such a labor protest.
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Air-traffic controllers continue a work-to-rule campaign that has led to the cancellation of dozens of flights.
In response Unite's main cabin crew branch, Bassa, is considering tactics such as work-to-rule protests.
Mr. Purvinas said industrial action could include work stoppages, work-to-rule measures, stop-work meetings, overtime bans and other moves.
Wildcat efforts such as work-to-rule campaigns or sick-ins are illegal.
Really, these suggestions are simply the bureaucratic equivalent of what used to be called a “work-to-rule strike,” also colloquially known as a “slowdown.”
Controllers reacted by staging work-to-rule protests and strikes.
In late 1973, he reacted to the miners 'work-to-rule by declaring his fifth and final state of emergency, imposing a three-day week from 1 January.
Union sources have also indicated that "symbolic" action by its 10,000 cabin crew members, such as a work-to-rule protest, is also a possibility.
NUJ members are also introducing a work-to-rule regime from 5 November.
Under federal law, wildcat efforts such as work-to-rule campaigns and sick-ins are illegal.
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