Definition of job action
: a temporary action (such as a slowdown) by workers as a protest and means of forcing compliance with demands
Examples of job action in a sentence
The union has threatened a job action if wages are not increased.
First Known Use of job action
JOB ACTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of job action for English Language Learners
: something (such as a strike or a slowing of work) done by workers to protest bad conditions, low wages, etc.
Legal Definition of job action
: 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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