stoppage of work

stoppage of work
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  • stoppage of work — A cessation of the work and operations in a place of employment. The phrase, as used in the amended provision of the Unemployment Compensation Act disqualifying an employee for benefits for unemployment due to a stoppage of work existing because… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • work stoppage — n: a cessation of work by employees as a job action ◇ Work stoppage is often used to refer to a cessation of work that is less serious and more spontaneous than one referred to as a strike. As used in the Labor Management Relations Act strike… …   Law dictionary

  • work stoppage — work′ stop page n. cvb bus the collective stoppage of work by employees in a business or industry to protest working conditions • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • work stoppage — noun a group s refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled • Syn: ↑strike • Derivationally related forms: ↑strike (for: ↑strike) • …   Useful english dictionary

  • stoppage — n. a work stoppage * * * [ stɒpɪdʒ] a work stoppage a work stoppage …   Combinatory dictionary

  • work stoppage — the collective stoppage of work by employees in a business or an industry to protest working conditions. [1940 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • work stoppage — See stoppage of work …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • work — Noun: Employment. Any form of physical or mental exertion, or both combined, for the attainment of some object other than recreation or amusement. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 1. Physical or mental exertion, whether burdensome or not, controlled or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • stoppage — stop‧page [ˈstɒpɪdʒ ǁ ˈstɑːp ] noun 1. [countable] a situation in which workers stop working for a short time as a protest: • The stoppage was called (= organized ) to protest against the cancellation of wage agreements. 2 …   Financial and business terms

  • stoppage — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ work, workplace (BrE) ▪ 24 hour, 48 hour, etc. VERB + STOPPAGE ▪ call, call for …   Collocations dictionary