Strikes and Lockouts
Connexipedia: Article in the Canadian Encyclopedia
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Cx Number: CX10131
A strike is the withholding of labour by workers in order to obtain better working conditions; such withholding of labour is generally accompanied by demonstrations, such as picketing, parades, meetings. A lockout is the opposite, being the temporary shutdown of a business by an employer to compel employees to accept certain conditions.