Walkout


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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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Several years ago, our students held walkouts when the district was laying off staff.
Stalin, whose party along with the Congress, staged a walkout from the state's Assembly after the Chief Minister's reply, said that Palanisamy gave a very vague answer when questioned about the case.
There is a very strong possibility that a trigger for the first full walkout in the NHS's history will occur at some point in December or January.
More strike action can be expected on Saturday at Frankfurt, the union said on Friday, but Lufthansa's other main hub in Munich will not be subject to walkouts until after Sunday, given school holidays in that region.
The walkout which lasted in two hours was finalized after press explanation in front of Afghan Parliament.
The walkouts are the latest to be called in a national pensions row.
com reported after the 3-0 loss to Arsenal: "Post-match chatter centred on attempts to gain support for a mass walkout after 60 minutes of Saturday's visit of Cardi City.
The resolution declares that the NUT's national walkout last month was a success, and calls on the union to continue its Stand Up For Education campaign.
The walkout caused all public services and schools to remain shut across the country.
WORKERS at Faslane nuclear base were yesterday piped out as they went on strike over pay - their first walkout in 42 years.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union will stage a half-day walkout until lunchtime, which officials said will disrupt the start of the new tax year.