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Walkout

The act in which all the employees of a company leave the workplace and refuse to work any longer that day. A walkout is a type of protest for better wages, benefits or other demands. It may be sustained (and therefore part of a strike) or it may be a one-off event.
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Unions will meet staff at the Middlesbrough depot next week and said further walk-outs were possible unless employer Royal Mail came to the negotiating table.
Members of Unite voted last Thursday to stage a series of walk-outs in a dispute over pay.
The Communication Workers Union served notice of further walk-outs starting next Thursday as thousands of postal workers manned picket lines in the first of two 24-hour walk-outs yesterday.
UNION chiefs said they could not rule out further walk-outs at crisis-hit HMP Liverpool after "disappointing" talks with senior Prison Service officials.
The CWU has served notice of further walk-outs starting next Thursday.
Unions will today announce the result of ballots for industrial action, which are expected to show huge support for walk-outs.
But 21 have suspended their walk-outs after reaching agreement with college bosses.
John Burnside admitted ambulances only managed to reach half of the most serious 'life threatening' 999 cases within the national eight minute target during four recent walk-outs.
Second and Third Division clubs could also be hit by walk-outs if the players' demands are not met.
Summary: A national postal strike is set to come a step closer with an expected vote in favour of a walk-out.
The news comes just hours after new Business Secretary Sajid Javid confirmed controversial laws to curb walk-outs.
The strike hit Swan Hunter production at Hebburn, South Shields, the Cleland yard near Wallsend, while there were brief walk-outs up and down the Tyne at other locations.