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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The walk-outs are due to continue every weekend until Sunday November 24.
More than 70% of 80 respondents to a ballot of 128 workers at the town's depot said they supported further action following a two-hour walk-out last month.
5 per cent pay offer which was heavily rejected by postal workers and led to a series of national walk-outs over the summer which crippled postal services.
5 per cent pay offer which had been rejected by postal workers and led to a series of national walk-outs.
They will be joined by colleagues across the country when members of the GMB union launch the first of five 24-hour walk-outs on Monday.
But FBU general secretary Andy Gilchrist told 5000 people at a rally in Glasgow yesterday that he expected there to be more walk-outs.
Then Celtic contacted McGrain last week about boosting their profile after a handful of walk-outs since Tommy Burns left.
NHS medical director Sir Bruce Keogh questioned whether staff would be ready to tackle a Paris-style terror attack if walk-outs went ahead.
Fire services in the region will be implementing plans to deal with the walk-outs.
AN INDUSTRIAL dispute at a metal treatment factory in Liverpool has escalated after striking workers rejected a "derisory" pay rise offer and agreed to stage further walk-outs.
00s 2002 A week of strike chaos on the railways started today as workers began a series of walk-outs.
Members of Unite voted last Thursday to stage a series of walk-outs in a dispute over pay.