Definitions for industrial action
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In a workplace, a strike or other protest by workers.
Industrial action or job action refers collectively to any measure taken by trade unions or other organised labour meant to reduce productivity in a workplace. Quite often it is used and interpreted as a euphemism for strike, but the scope is much wider. Industrial action may take place in the context of a labour dispute or may be meant to effect political or social change. Specifically industrial action may include one or more of the following: ⁕Strike ⁕Occupation of factories ⁕Work-to-rule ⁕General strike ⁕Slowdown ⁕Overtime ban
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