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1. An action, such as a strike or slowdown, taken by workers as a means of increasing bargaining power with management.
2. Law An action taken by an employer that affects an employee's terms of employment, especially adversely.
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a work slowdown or other organized action used by employees as a means of protest or to compel an employer to accede to demands.
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A strike or slowdown carried out by a workforce as a protest or attempt to secure concessions from an employer.
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|Noun||1.||job action - a temporary action by workers to protest management decision or to make demands|
direct action - a protest action by labor or minority groups to obtain their demands
go-slow - a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers
work to rule - a job action in which workers cause a slowdown by doing only the minimum amount required by the rules of the workplace
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