Pen-Down Strike

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
PESHAWAR -- The district education offices remained at a complete standstill across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for the second consecutive day on Wednesday due to the pen-down strike of the management cadre in the elementary and secondary education department.
On the other hand, Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh of the LHC directed federal and provincial governments to submit replies to a petition challenging pen-down strike by the officers of Pakistan Administrative Services (PAS) against the arrest of their colleague, former Lahore Development Authority DG Ahad Khan Cheema , in the housing scheme scam.
ABBOTTABAD -- The pen-down strike of Patwari community of Hazara region on Thursday entered its fourth day and the people are facing worst kind of difficulties while the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government did not pay any attention to the issue.
ABBOTTABAD:The pen-down strike of Patwari community of Hazara region on Thursday entered its fourth day and the
New Delhi: Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted by AAP MLAs in a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, sparking protests on Tuesday and threats of a pen-down strike in government offices in the capital.
Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash was allegedly assaulted by Aam Aadmi Party legislators during a meeting at Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence, sparking protests yesterday and threats of a pen-down strike in government offices in the national capital.
LAHORE -- SEPCO and HESCO employees observed a pen-down strike and held protest demonstrations in different cities and towns of Sindh on Wednesday against possible privatization of Wapda.
PESHAWAR -- Complete pen-down strike by the 700 PMS Officers was observed across KP and FATA on Tuesday and a sit-in was also held inside secretariat.
NEW DELHI, May 10 (KUNA) -- Lawyers across the India-administered Kashmir are observing a pen-down strike Friday to express solidarity with the family of Sanaullah Ranjay, a Pakistani prisoner who died yesterday after being brutally attacked in the Indian Kot Bhalwal jail.
Karachi, March 19, 2012 (Frontier Star): The NADRA Employees Joint Action Committee has announced to hold pen-down strike and locking the offices from 19 March against not fulfilment of pledges by the government .
Muhammad Essa Memon, leading the protest, said they would observe the pen-down strike on a daily basis.
TIMERGARA -- The management cadre of elementary and secondary education department here on Tuesday again started pen-down strike against government for not accepting its demand of upgradation.