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Wildcat Strike

A strike that employees take in small or large groups without the authorization of union representatives. This may happen when the employees believe both the union and the employer are treating them unfairly. Wildcat strikes are illegal in the United States. See also: Winter of Discontent.

wildcat strike

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Several cases were brought to the EU's Court of Justice after German airline TUIfly said a 2016 wildcat strike -- one not formally initiated by a trade union -- was an extraordinary event, and so it was not liable to compensate for delays.
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WILDCAT strikes are expected in the Midlands today ahead of talks aimed at resolving the row over the sacking of hundreds of power workers.
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THE wildcat strikes by bus drivers which caused misery for thousands of commuters cannot be justified.
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