Definition of 'industrial action'
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The industrial action is over pay and conditions.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Greece has been rocked by riots and industrial action in protest over spending cuts by the government.The Sun (2010) The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Hundreds of workers are to take industrial action after being told to pay a levy to park their cars.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The largest classroom union will open talks with other teaching unions on industrial action to block the tests next year.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Officers were not allowed to strike but secret ballots nationwide showed a majority in favour of the right to take industrial action.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Students at a British university are organising their own lectures in frustration at industrial action by academics.Times, Sunday Times (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2016) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The union claimed that the move could be illegal because firms are not allowed to hire agency workers to replace staff taking industrial action.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)
Extended industrial action could prove costly for the airline, which is facing rising fuel prices and fierce competition.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The largest teachers' union is preparing to broaden its campaign of industrial action with fresh strikes in protest against cuts to school budgets.Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2016)
NOW here's how to take industrial action.The Sun (2015)
Many Conservative MPs protested against the industrial action.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It is hard to conceive of a less justifiable strike than the industrial action under way on the London Underground.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Almost 8,000 reps signed up just months before militant unions launched a wave of strikes and industrial action against the Coalition.The Sun (2012)
But since 200 drivers did not vote, the union can claim a majority of those who voted supported industrial action.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
All the union has to do is ballot its members and, provided a majority vote for industrial action, the strike is legal.The Sun (2012)
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