Definition of rolling strike in English:

rolling strike

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noun

  • A strike consisting of a coordinated series of consecutive limited strikes by small groups of workers.
    More 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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