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job action

noun

Simple Definition of job action

  • : something (such as a strike or a slowing of work) done by workers to protest bad conditions, low wages, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of job action

  1. :  a temporary action (as a slowdown) by workers as a protest and means of forcing compliance with demands

Examples of job action in a sentence

  1. The union has threatened a job action if wages are not increased.



1958

First Known Use of job action

1958


Law Dictionary

job action

noun

Legal Definition of job action

  1. :  a temporary action (as a slowing of work) by workers on the job that is meant as a protest to force compliance with demands — compare strike




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