sympathy strike

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sympathy strike

n.
A strike by a body of workers for the purpose of supporting a cause or another group of strikers.

sympathy strike

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a strike organized in support of another section of workers or a cause and not because of direct grievances. Also called: sympathetic strike

sym′pathy strike`


n.
a strike by workers who have no grievance but wish to show solidarity with another group of striking or locked-out workers.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sympathy strike - a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer
strike, work stoppage - a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions; "the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled"
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