work-stoppage

work stoppage

noun
the collective stoppage of work by employees in a business or an industry to protest working conditions.

Origin:
1940–45

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work stoppage

noun
a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions; "the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled" [syn: strike
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