To strike work

to quit work; to go on a strike.

See also: Strike

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Heathrow Airport has announced cancellation of 177 flights on Monday and Tuesday with some 2,500 of its ground staff set to strike work on those two days.
New Delhi: The flip-flops by Union government on the revised EPF withdrawal norms may embolden government employees to strike work on July 11 as a means to get higher wages and allowances under 7th Pay Commission.
The decision to strike work was taken at a meeting of the joint forum of Airports Authority of India (AAI) associations and unions held last Friday, Airports Authority Employees Union General Secretary and Joint Form member Balraj Singh Ahlawat said in a letter to the Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Monday.
Frustrated over the working conditions and denial of renewal of iqamas, thousands of workers decided to strike work, creating chaos in the holy city as garbage accumulated in the past five days, with residents expressing their concern over hygiene.
And their Telangana counterparts, too, have threatened to strike work if the Centre does not expedite the process for formation of the separate state.
Workers at the French central bank are to strike work following plans to cut jobs.
Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) President Jitendra Awhad on Tuesday blamed the management for turning a deaf year to their demands, and added that this had led the pilots to strike work.
The people planning to strike work mainly on IT contracts for the Department for Work and Pensions, Ministry of Defence, and also support a number of large commercial contracts at Cobalt Business Park and around the UK.
One of the major issues prompting our colleagues to strike work is their appointment on an adhoc contractual basis for the last fourteen years.
Workers of the Irish central bank are to strike work on Friday.
About 0.9m employees of Indian banks are planning to strike work on August 6 and August 7 for higher wages and pension.