Definition of Sympathetic strike

1. Noun. A strike in support of other workers who are on strike; a strike not resulting from direct grievances against the workers' employer.

Exact synonyms: Sympathy Strike
Generic synonyms: Strike, Work Stoppage



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Literary usage of Sympathetic strike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The sympathetic strike is one undertaken by a body of workmen who have no ... The sympathetic strike is usually undertaken by workingmen employed by the ..."

2. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"CHAPTER VII sympathetic strike ACTION What sympathetic action means—Stumbling blocks—Indeterminate contracts—Amalgamation—Industrialism—Position of the ..."

3. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"CHAPTER VII sympathetic strike ACTION What sympathetic action ... Unions which advocate sympathetic strike action advocate the elimination of all union ..."

4. Sympathetic Strikes and Sympathetic Lockouts by Fred Smith Hall (1898)
"The one represents the economic power of the sympathetic strike to the ... A sympathetic strike may cause financial loss to the men who inaugurate the ..."

5. Strikes, when to Strike, how to Strike: A Book of Suggestion for the Buyers by Oscar Terry Crosby (1910)
"when that question is asked concerning the "sympathetic" strike. It has already been pointed out that the term "sympathetic" in this usage does not signify ..."

6. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"The sympathetic strike is, in ib; nature, closely allied to the boycott, and it is frequently ... 390, 31 that in a »sympathetic strike, in a boy- Am. Rep. ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The sympathetic strike is one undertaken by a body of workmen who have no ... The sympathetic strike is usually undertaken by workingmen employed by the ..."

8. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"CHAPTER VII sympathetic strike ACTION What sympathetic action means—Stumbling blocks—Indeterminate contracts—Amalgamation—Industrialism—Position of the ..."

9. American Labor Unions by Helen Marot (1914)
"CHAPTER VII sympathetic strike ACTION What sympathetic action ... Unions which advocate sympathetic strike action advocate the elimination of all union ..."

10. Sympathetic Strikes and Sympathetic Lockouts by Fred Smith Hall (1898)
"The one represents the economic power of the sympathetic strike to the ... A sympathetic strike may cause financial loss to the men who inaugurate the ..."

11. Strikes, when to Strike, how to Strike: A Book of Suggestion for the Buyers by Oscar Terry Crosby (1910)
"when that question is asked concerning the "sympathetic" strike. It has already been pointed out that the term "sympathetic" in this usage does not signify ..."

12. The Law of Contracts by William Herbert Page (1920)
"The sympathetic strike is, in ib; nature, closely allied to the boycott, and it is frequently ... 390, 31 that in a »sympathetic strike, in a boy- Am. Rep. ..."

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