Pen-Down Strike

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Pen-Down Strike

A labor action in which employees come to work but do not do any work. The term connotes that this takes place in an office setting as opposed to an industrial setting. A pen-down strike is analogous to a slow down. See also: Strike.
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It means if any grade 17 officer of any department taking a salary, the same should be offered to another department employee of the same grade in order to escape the violent protests and pen down strikes. It is also worthy to mention here that the pay packages of the employees of corporate enterprises such as PIA, OGDCL, SSGC, SNGPL, and PPL etc are five times higher with fringe benefits such as unlimited health facilities, free education and scholarships and overtime facilities that are rare in other departments.
'The way bureaucrats are being forced to hold pen down strikes against the courts is disobedience against the system and again I would say these things will not serve any purpose except seeing a military general addressing the nation by saying 'my dear countrymen',' he warned.