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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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The Communication Workers Union will announce the result of a ballot of 120,000 of its members at the Royal Mail, with officials confident of achieving backing for nationwide walk-outs.
The strikes of 1968 were said to be a landmark in relations between workers and their employers, with the two walk-outs causing a halt in car production.
And in New Hampshire and throughout our country today, school communities are engaging in walk-outs and demanding action to prevent future acts of gun violence.
Topics include the legacy of the 1968 walk-outs in Los Angeles, the production of art and media as a form of protest, community-based organizations as "agencies of transformational resistance," the role of parents in student movements for social justice, racial discrimination between and among people of color, connections between theory and practice at a school established as a direct result of Chicana/o activism in education, and the current status of Chicana/o education and education activism.
Against a backdrop on ongoing nationwide walk-outs and street protests, the junta promised to rapidly restore constitutional rule following the overthrow of Mubarak's regime.
STRIKES on the railways spread yesterday as members of the RMT union staged two walk-outs.
The Communication Workers Union (CWU) served notice of further walk-outs to take place next Friday, November 6 and on Monday November 9.
And workers have threatened further walk-outs during December and January.
Warders across the country backed walk-outs by a huge majority.
With bust-ups and walk-outs during rehearsal, Gareth takes the singers on a final bonding mission.
But the recent walk-outs have led to calls by local campaigners for what they call 'dangerous' prisoners to be placed elsewhere.
Speaking ahead of this week's review of the Good Friday Agreement, he said the walk-outs would allow him to carry out internal reforms.