official strike

official strike

n
(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) a collective stoppage of work by part or all of the workforce of an organization with the approval of the trade union concerned. The stoppage may be accompanied by the payment of strike pay by the trade union concerned
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His goal became the first official strike at the new stadium and enabled Spurs to enjoy their own party.
The occupation was part of an otherwise official strike taken to protest against a decision to slash hundreds of jobs at what was then the loss-making nationalised shipyard.
If you are delayed by more than three hours or your flight is cancelled, you are often entitled to compensation unless the airline can show it was caused by an "extraordinary circumstance" such as an official strike, bad weather or act of God.
In 2013, the officers filed an official strike notice, but no strike occurred as the county reached a last-minute deal for a five-year, retroactive contract that went all the way back to 2008.
As well as the numbers of official strike days spiralling, employers need to watch out for the rising 'hidden' threat of unofficial collective action by disgruntled employees.
MEMBERS of Unite, the union at Ford's Bridgend engine plant, have been told they cannot hold an official strike ballot over planned job cuts - even though they voted to have one.
by Bloomberg News Kuwaiti oil sector employees sit in a shaded area on the first day of an official strike called by the Oil and Petrochemical Industries Workers Union over public sector pay reforms, in Ahmadi, Kuwait, on Sunday.
The union held a consultative ballot, which showed overwhelming support for an official strike vote.
1972: Thousands of British dockers begin an official strike to safeguard jobs.
But take away the right to official strike and one of two things happens - either workers end up asking their employer for more or you end up with unofficial action.
That was his 372nd official strike for the Blaugrana and his 28 in friendlies for the Catalan club meant he had reached a new milestone as he became the only player in history to register 400 strikes for a Spanish side.

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