Examples of job action in a Sentence
The union has threatened a job action if wages are not increased.
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Austin Beutner became superintendent of the L.A. Unified School District less than two weeks ago, but already unions representing teachers and administrators have staged a protest and a job action.
Tens of thousands of Arizona teachers are poised to participate in a statewide job action this week in an unprecedented walkout to demand more funding for public education.
Believing that Schoenfeld had assaulted Koharski, the officiating crew initiated a wildcat job action, refusing to work if Schoenfeld coached that night.
If the union doesn’t get its demands satisfied and undertakes a job action, who will this help?
The job action began last Thursday, resulting in closures of schools that educate the vast majority of Arizona’s 1.1 million public school students.
The unprecedented job action began Thursday and continued Friday, resulting in closures of schools that educate the vast majority of the state's 1.1 million public school students.
The group says in a Twitter post that between 30,000 and 50,000 are expected to participate in the Thursday job action with 90 school districts expected to shut down.
The series of recent job actions began in West Virginia, where teachers won a 5% raise after shutting down schools for nine days.
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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.
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