sympathetic strike
noun Date: 1895 sympathy strike

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  • sympathetic strike — UK US noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE ► SYMPATHY STRIKE(Cf. ↑sympathy strike) …   Financial and business terms

  • sympathetic strike — noun a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers employer • Syn: ↑sympathy strike • Hypernyms: ↑strike, ↑work stoppage * * * noun : a strike in which the strikers make… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sympathetic strike — A strike in support of another existing strike of other employees. Anno: 83 ALR 458; 71 L Ed 261. A strike instigated in aid of a secondary boycott is such a strike. In essence it is a threat to inflict damage upon the immediate employer, between …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sympathetic strike. — See sympathy strike. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • sympathetic strike — See strike …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • sympathetic strike. — See sympathy strike. [1890 95] …   Useful english dictionary

  • strike — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. hit, smite, beat, thump; give, deliver, deal; affect, touch, impress, occur to; blast; lower, take down; collide, bump; conclude, agree upon; attack; collide; walk out, quit, rebel, cancel; print. See …   English dictionary for students

  • strike — An organized refusal on the part of a group of employees to work, in an attempt to force their employers to concede to their demands for higher pay, shorter hours, better working conditions, etc. An official strike is one that takes place on the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • sympathy strike — noun a strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers employer • Syn: ↑sympathetic strike • Hypernyms: ↑strike, ↑work stoppage * * * noun : sympathetic strike * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Winnipeg General Strike — The Winnipeg General Strike of 1919 was one of the most influential strikes in Canadian history. J. S. Woodsworth, a strike leader who was briefly imprisoned, went on to found the Co operative Commonwealth Federation, which was the forerunner of… …   Wikipedia

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