Meaning of “sickout” in the English Dictionary


"sickout" in Business English

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also sick-out uk /ˈsɪkaʊt/ us HR, WORKPLACE

an occasion when a group of workers organize to show their anger with a company by saying they are sick and not coming to work:

The pilot's union organized an 11-day sickout.

(Definition of “sickout” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)