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Wildcat Strike

A strike that employees take in small or large groups without the authorization of union representatives. This may happen when the employees believe both the union and the employer are treating them unfairly. Wildcat strikes are illegal in the United States. See also: Winter of Discontent.

wildcat strike

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Wildcat strikes have been on the rise in Vietnam since 2006.
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Contract workers at an liquefied natural gas refinery and a major power station in Wales are due to take further wildcat strike action in support of sacked workers at Lindsey oil refinery.
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The Business Secretary's comments come after British workers staged wildcat strikes across the country in protest at the use of foreign labour.
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Who has said wildcat strikes over the use of foreign labour are stoking "the politics of xenophobia"?
Talks aimed at ending a series of wildcat strikes at the Lindsey plant in Lincolnshire ended last night with the outline of a possible deal.
Wildcat strikes over foreign labour escalated yesterday as talks aimed at resolving the row started with little sign of an early breakthrough.
A BITTER dispute over the use of foreign workers on construction projects exploded into a series of wildcat strikes across the UK.