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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UNION officials said last night Merseyrail staff were ``highly likely'' to walk out over safety fears following the announcement of a national fire brigade strike.
Workers at British Bakeries - which makes a third of the nation's bread, including top brands Hovis and Mothers Pride - are due to walk out for 48 hours next weekend.
Members of the Nottinghamshire-based Union of Democratic Mineworkers (UDM) will walk out over rumours of forced redundancies at UK Coal.
Ground crew in the Transport Union also voted to walk out in protest at plans to sell off BA's catering operation.
Members of Cymru/ Wales Unison in the National Probation Service and the Wales Community Rehabilitation Centre voted overwhelmingly to stage 24-hour walk outs at offices in Colwyn Bay, Cardiff and Swansea today.