industrial action


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industrial action

n. Chiefly British
A job action.

industrial action

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit any action, such as a strike or go-slow, taken by employees in industry to protest against working conditions, redundancies, etc

industrial action

A British term for job action.
Translations

industrial action

n (strikes, working to rule) → agitazione f sindacale
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The University College Union opens a ballot with its members at Glyndw r University today for industrial action in a row over job losses.
On top of these strike periods on Christmas Eve all members in Scotland and those working in control centres across England, Scotland and Wales will refuse to work voluntary overtime, meaning every firefighter in the three nations will be taking part in industrial action together for the first time.
The Fire Brigades' Union (FBU) announced its members have planned a day of industrial action next Wednesday from noon to 4pm.
THE threat of a post strike in the run-up to Christmas was raised as over 100,00 postal workers prepared to vote on industrial action.
The Finnish Air Traffic Controllers Association has announced to begin an industrial action on Tuesday, August 13 at 8 am.
HUNDREDS of computer workers on a PS750 million Revenue and Customs contract launched industrial action in a dispute over pay.
BRITISH Airways cabin crew have voted overwhelmingly to accept a pay deal, bringing an end to a long-running dispute which included 85 days of industrial action.
Union members voted strongly in favour of industrial action in a ballot.
It suggested the council was set to take a hard line over the industrial action and came as negotiations between the bosses and unions are set to resume this Thursday.
The Minister for Industrial Relations will make an application to the Fair Work Commission to seek a termination of the industrial action at AGL Loy Yang.
MERSEYRAIL station staff have voted for industrial action in a row over weekend working.

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