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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VCbet - Australia v India Third Test special: 10 India to refuse to take to the field or walk off at anytime during the match.
Blatter added that it would set a dangerous precedent for players to walk off themselves in the middle of matches - but that referees should suspend games if there is such abuse.
The general contractor stepped out a couple of hours ago and isn't picking up his cell phone." A CMT knows that the HVAC company is a sub that doesn't get paid for waiting and that they'll walk off the site unless they get an answer in minutes.
The prince and princess do walk off into the sunset in the end, but readers of all ages will delight in this story that abandons classic gender stereotypes and expectations.
'The company was not successful in getting the money they sought - the registrar said they had no right to walk off site.
When questioned whether the Academy Award-nominated actor, famous for her taste in vintage fashion, tried to walk off the set of Down With Love with the cotton-candy creations Orlandi dreamed up for her character, he laughs, saying, "Oh, of course not.
In recent months, U'wa council leaders faced down Occidental Petroleum's chairman amid warnings that the whole tribe would walk off a cliff if Oxy drilled on U'wa sacred lands in Colombia.
The mum-of-two, who slimmed down to a size 8, was photographed at the Liverpool Walk Off sporting natural looking make-up face and long auburn locks instead of her usual blonde hairdo.
X FACTOR judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has scoffed at ratings rival Strictly by saying her contestants walk off with life-changing opportunities - rather than just a glitterball.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter does not believe AC Milan midfielder Kevin-Prince Boateng's decision to walk off the pitch during a friendly was the right response to racist abuse - and warned clubs they risk forfeiting matches if there is a repeat.