Definition of “industrial action” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “industrial action” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“industrial action” in Business English

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industrial actionnoun [ U ]

uk us UK US job action HR

actions by workers, especially the action of stopping work, that are intended to force an employer to agree to something:

Of the 1,000 employees at the plant, 55 per cent voted not to take industrial action.
The car manufacturer is facing a threat of industrial action over plans to reduce pension benefits.

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