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job action

noun
1.
any means, as a work slowdown, of organized protest or pressure by employees to win some goal or gain from their employers.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70, Americanism
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  • Departments will also consider disciplinary action against employees who engage in a work stoppage or other unlawful job action.
  • The airline says that problems resulting from the alleged job action have caused the carrier's on-time performance to slip.
  • Be sure to record enough information to describe each job action without getting overly detailed.
  • job action contingency planning and implementation procedures.
  • Since the job action began, a limited number of personnel has been available to operate bus service.
  • job action sheets should be prepared ahead of time outlining the roles and responsibilities for all emergency response staff.

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