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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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Editor's note: On Wednesday, suburban high school students will join a national walkout to protest what they call congressional inaction on gun control.
The verdict applied to one walkout only and doesn't extend to cabin crews, which negotiate contracts separately.
The walkout comes after Lufthansa and the union failed to reach an agreement in a long-running row over early retirement benefits and pensions.
The other debate is about another walkout erupting in the pro league.
MERSEYSIDE academics staged a two-hour walkout in a row over pay.
Members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union will stage a half-day walkout until lunchtime, which officials said will disrupt the start of the new tax year.
Germany's second-busiest airport, was stroked by UFO, Munich, with an 11-hour walkout that starting at 1pm (midday Irish time).
The timing and extent of the walkouts would be annouced late Wednesday, he added.
The NUT took part in a walkout over pensions on June 30 last year, which was after the exams period, as well as joining the TUC's national day of action on November 30.
A court called an end to walkouts by airfield staff at Frankfurt, bringing to a close three weeks of walkouts at Europe's third busiest airport in an increasingly bitter row over pay and conditions.
The Unite, GMB and Usdaw unions announced a series of walkouts for 12 days starting on January 17.
Walkouts are planned for between six and 24 hours in the next few weeks, starting on Sunday evening.