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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Up to 1,000 workers at the city's Bishop Street sorting office will walk out next Friday - one of the busiest days of the year for the post service.
Many pupils from Hodge Hill Secondary, Hodge Hill, were refusing to go back this afternoon and staged several sma'll walk outs earlier.
A BBC spokesman said of the walk outs: "We are disappointed.