walk out

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Synonyms for walk out

stop work in order to press demands


leave abruptly, often in protest or anger

leave suddenly, often as an expression of disapproval

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It is believed around 1,000 construction workers - the entire plant - staged a dramatic walk out at the bioethanol plant in sympathy for the hundreds of workers who were sacked at the Lincolnshire refinery .
Up to 1,000 workers at the city's Bishop Street sorting office will walk out next Friday - one of the busiest days of the year for the post service.
Teachers at one Birmingham, seiiool were this afternoon meeting to de-aide whether to drop sanctions or walk out themselves.
Some 6,000 engineers are expected to walk out on the days over Christmas .
Workers plan to walk out for three days from March 20 and for four days from March 27 after the collapse of talks aimed at resolving a row over jobs, pay and working conditions.