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sit-down strike

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a strike in which workers refuse to leave their place of employment until a settlement is reached

sit′-down` strike`


n.
a strike during which workers occupy their place of employment and refuse to work until the strike is settled.
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Noun1.sit-down strike - a strike in which workers refuse to leave the workplace until a settlement is reached
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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Finish was speaking during a meeting organised in response to a letter from the education minister addressed to lecturers, who are in a third week of a sit down strike.
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), along with its affiliate organizations, announced their decision to hold a one-day sit down strike for a "decent and humane pay.
Before that Avetisyan was holding a sit down strike to demand better life for Nagorno-Karabakh war veterans.