sympathy strike(redirected from Secondary strike)
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A strike by a body of workers for the purpose of supporting a cause or another group of strikers.
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(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
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a strike by workers who have no grievance but wish to show solidarity with another group of striking or locked-out workers.
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|Noun||1.||sympathy strike - a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer|
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n → Sympathiestreik m
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