job action

noun

Definition of job action

  1. :  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

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

1932

First Known Use of job action

1932


JOB ACTION Defined for English Language Learners

job action

noun

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.


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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