job action definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a joint refusal by a group of employees to perform all or part of their duties in an attempt to force the granting of certain demands; esp., such an action by a group forbidden by law to strike
job action definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A temporary action, such as a strike or slowdown, by workers to make demands or protest a company or managerial decision.
job action - Business Definition
A collective employee activity other than striking that is designed to pressure an employer. For example, airline pilots may engage in a slowdown in order to pressure management to make safety changes.