wildcat strike

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wildcat strike

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a strike begun by workers spontaneously or without union approval

wild′cat strike′


n.
a labor strike that has not been called or sanctioned by the officials of the union.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wildcat strike - a strike undertaken by workers without approval from the officials of their union
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"
Translations

wildcat strike

nsciopero (a gatto) selvaggio
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