concerted activity
concerted ac·tiv·i·ty /-ak-'ti-və-tē/ n pl -ties: an employee action (as canvassing other employees) that concerns wages or working conditions of others in addition to the employee and that contemplates group activity
◇ Concerted activities are protected by the National Labor Relations Act and cannot be used as a reason to discharge or discipline an employee.

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

concerted activity
USA
In the labor context, activity by a group of employees attempting to improve wages, hours and working conditions for the group. For example, workers attempting to unionize their workforce or engaging in a strike for better pay are engaging in concerted activities.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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