Sit-Down Strike

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Sit-Down Strike - (adjective + noun)


This is a form of industrial action in which striking employees stay in the workplace in order to prevent work being carried out.


Source: Adapted from Business Dictionary
Example of Use: General Motors finally recognised the United Auto Workers trade union after workers in Flint, Michigan staged a six-week sit-down strike in late 1937.