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job action

noun [C usually singular] uk   US us  
a temporary show of dissatisfaction by a group of workers, often by doing their work more slowly, in order to make managers pay attention to their demands
Translations of “job action”
in Chinese (Traditional) 職工抗議行動…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职工抗议行动…
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