What is work stoppage?

  • (noun): A group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions.
    Synonyms: strike

Some articles on work stoppages, work stoppage:

Canada Labour Code - Legislation - Part 1: Industrial Relations
... Before such work stoppages occur a secret ballot vote must result in a majority wishing to proceed with a work stoppage ... or the employers (for lockouts) must give the Minister of Labour 72 hours' notice before the work stoppage can occur ... The Minister can prevent or cease a work stoppage by appointing a conciliation officer, commissioner, or board, to mediate negotiations ...
2008 NLL Season - Team Movement - Work Stoppage
... Before the initial cancellation of the season, the Versus network announced that it would not carry a game of the week, as they had in 2007, even if an agreement was reached before the deadline. ...

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