go-slow


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go-slow

(gō′slō′)
adj. Informal
Deliberate and careful, as in behavior or viewpoint: "a go-slow effort to maintain a sense of continuity and order" (Christian Science Monitor).

go-slow

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms)
a. a deliberate slackening of the rate of production by organized labour as a tactic in industrial conflict
b. (as modifier): go-slow tactics.
vb
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) (intr) to work deliberately slowly as a tactic in industrial conflict
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.go-slow - a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers
job action - a temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

go-slow

[ˈgəʊˈsləʊ]
A. N (Brit) (Ind) → huelga f de brazos caídos
B. VIhacer huelga de celo; (strictly) → trabajar con arreglo a las bases

go-slow

n (Brit) → Bummelstreik m

go-slow

[ˌgəʊˈsləʊ] n (Brit) → sciopero bianco
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He demanded prompt steps to force the mill owners to shun go-slow policy and purchase the sugar cane at fixed rate.
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The Labour ministry commenced intermediating the conflict between the Nairobi government and the striking nurses as the go-slow came into its second week.
And Mr Salim added the go-slow is about showing the level of support for the protest and they hoped not to inconvenience commuters.
The first Go-Slow was not hugely attended, this is precisely because many disabled people simply cannot get out and on the High Street at that time of day.
On this day there was a 100 lorry go-slow protest on the A1 in Tyne and Wear and a convoy of 200-300 people set off to Wales to block the Texaco refinery near Pembroke.
Khalil said the go-slow protest would be followed by escalatory steps if MEA does not reverse the decision.
Time to stop darting go-slow Live darts Sky Sports 1, 7pm IT was hugely disturbing (and yes, I'm talking through my pocket) to see Ted Hankey using go-slow tactics to throw Raymond van Barneveld off his rhythm on Sunday and something needs to be done to stop such antics, writes Steve Palmer.
Earlier, Egypt's international gateway, Cairo International Airport, was paralysed as traffic controllers launched a go-slow strike on Wednesday night, airport officials said.
Around 100 vehicles took part in a go-slow on motorway routes in North Wales and the North West of England before converging on the giant refinery at Ellesmere Port.
Kenya: Nurses' go-slow highlights ills at maternity hospital.