Definitions for industrial action

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  1. industrial action(Noun)

    In a workplace, a strike or other protest by workers.


  1. Industrial action

    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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