stay-in strike

variants: or stay-in \ ˈstāˌin-​ \
plural -s

Definition of stay-in strike

: a slowdown or stoppage of work intended to bring pressure on an employer and concerted by workers who remain in their work place — compare lockout, sit-down

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History and Etymology for stay-in strike

from stay in, verb

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“Stay-in strike.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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