Wildcat Strike

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Definition: Wildcat Strike


Quick Summary of Wildcat Strike


A strike initiated by a group of employees without being organised nor supported by their trade union.



What is the dictionary definition of Wildcat Strike?

Dictionary Definition


A wildcat strike is a labour strike initiated by a group of employees without being organised or supported by their trade union.


Examples of Wildcat Strike in a sentence


The wildcat strike has further undermined the ascribed legitimacy of modern trade unionism.
Frustration, anger and desperation with recent regulations have led to a series of wildcat strikes.
Production has halted because of a wildcat strike by workers in the manufacturing division.
The council strongly felt that employers, employees and customers should not have their lives and businesses disrupted by wildcat strikes.


Synonyms For Wildcat Strike


strike, walkout, work stoppage, guerrilla strike, strike action

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Definition Sources


Definitions for Wildcat Strike are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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