What is Work Stoppage? | Meaning & Definition | Akrivia HCM

A work stoppage refers to a temporary cessation of work. Employees use this form of protest in a non-unionized environment or by managers. It occurs when employees do not enter into an employment contract. It may also use techniques such as conducting a sit-in during a work stoppage. The term “strike” is often confused with a “work stoppage,” but strikes are usually more commonly used when employees are unionized.

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