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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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Workers at mail centres in Liverpool, Milton Keynes, Bolton, Crewe and Stock-port will walk out in support because they fear their jobs are threatened by similar Royal Mail reorganisation.
At Sheldon Heath Comprehensive pupils were preparing to walk out this afternoon.
Some 6,000 engineers are expected to walk out on the days over Christmas .