sit-down strike


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a strike in which workers refuse to leave the workplace until a settlement is reached

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EDUCATORS' STRIKE -- Teachers at the Manila Science High School march along Taft Avenue, Manila, yesterday for a noise barrage and sit-down strike to demand for a P25,000 entry-level salary for teaching staff and P15,000 for non-teaching personnel.
The best-known early sit-down strikes were in Ohio.
For example, a sit-down strike in Karachi is keeping supply trucks from getting to the port, Stevenson said.
In Rome, the army's sit-down strike in the fifth century B.
Workers from the privatized Tekel factories have been struggling for 53 days at a sit-down strike in Ankara to secure a transfer to other public institutions along with their employee rights and called for a general strike at a recent mass rally in Ankara.
Workers from the privatized Tekel factories have been struggling for 52 days at a sit-down strike in Ankara to secure a transfer to other public institutions along with their employee rights and called for a general strike at a recent mass rally in Ankara.
Detroit, Ingrassia argues, has been dysfunctional since December 1936, when UAW members, frustrated by their inability to win recognition, started a sit-down strike against General Motors Co.
Kipnis' framing of adultery as a radical act--"the sit-down strike of the love-takes-work ethic"--really stuck with me.
REBEL Cabinet ministers will stage a sit-down strike if Gordon Brown tries to shift them next week.
The Vancouver Sit-Down Strike of 1938 involved more than one thousand transients who were protesting the fact that provincial and federal governments had been unable to formulate a permanent strategy for dealing with the unemployment that had ravaged the country for the better part of a decade.
20, 2000 for leading a sit-down strike in Yangon central railway station.
About 250 employees at a Bilston factory staged a sit-down strike yesterday when they heard that their long-service senior foreman was being dismissed.
Settlers, who have vowed to thwart the withdrawal, on Jan 3 began a sit-down strike outside the Knesset that they said would continue until they had defeated the Gaza plan.