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stoppage

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈstɒpɪdʒ/ HR, WORKPLACE
an occasion when employees stop working because of a disagreement with management about pay, holidays, etc.: a one-day/24-hour, etc. stoppage The tube drivers' two-day stoppage did not cause the travel chaos that was feared.call/organize/stage a stoppage The Communication Workers Union called a one-day stoppage following the breakdown of talks over pay. The company's performance was affected by work stoppages at several North American manufacturers. begin/join a stoppage production stoppages
stoppages [plural] HR, WORKPLACE, FINANCE an amount that an employer takes from the money you earn before you receive it to pay for tax, health insurance, etc.: The Profit Share Scheme allows you to buy shares in your firm out of your pay packet before stoppages.
Translations of “stoppage”
in Chinese (Traditional) 罷工, 停工,罷工…
in Russian прекращение работы, забастовка…
in Turkish iş bırakma, grev…
in Chinese (Simplified) 罢工, 停工,罢工…
in Polish przerwa w pracy, strajk…
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