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rolling strike Line breaks: roll|ing strike

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Definition of rolling strike in English:


A strike consisting of a coordinated series of consecutive limited strikes by small groups of workers.
Example sentences
  • Last week, the union began a series of rolling strikes - one day at the Registrar's Office, the next at the libraries, then at the museums and the hospitals.
  • The workers will attend meetings to discuss plans for a series of rolling strikes in pursuit of a 7.5 percent wage increase.
  • They blocked roads from Sicily to Turin and staged rolling strikes.
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