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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Union chiefs have warned other depots could take part in future walk outs.
There were mass walk outs at Primrose l.'ll Secondary, King's Norton, Yard-ley Wood School and Alderley School at.
UNION officials said last night Merseyrail staff were ``highly likely'' to walk out over safety fears following the announcement of a national fire brigade strike.