industrial action


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industrial action

n. Chiefly British
A job action.
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industrial action

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit any action, such as a strike or go-slow, taken by employees in industry to protest against working conditions, redundancies, etc
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industrial action

A British term for job action.
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Translations

industrial action

n (strikes, working to rule) → agitazione f sindacale
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A campaign of industrial action by contract workers at the head office of a Government department is being stepped up from today.
They voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in a row over pay.
Bin workers in Huddersfield voted last week for all-out indefinite industrial action.
THE Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Kogi state chapter on Monday suspended the industrial action embarked upon 72 days ago
BRITISH Airways cabin crew have voted overwhelmingly to accept a pay deal, bringing an end to a long-running dispute which included 85 days of industrial action.
Union members voted strongly in favour of industrial action in a ballot.
It suggested the council was set to take a hard line over the industrial action and came as negotiations between the bosses and unions are set to resume this Thursday.
MERSEYRAIL station staff have voted for industrial action in a row over weekend working.
THE threat of industrial action affecting Teesside looms once again.
Members of GMB, Unite and Unison who are among civilian staff employed by the police have voted in favour of a ballot on potential industrial action after they were offered a 1% pay offer.

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