job action


job action

noun

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

Full Definition of JOB ACTION

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

Examples of JOB ACTION

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

First Known Use of JOB ACTION

1958

Other Business Terms

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