general strike

Definition of "general strike"
  1. A collective action where all workers across different professions and sectors stop their work at the same time
How to use "general strike" in a sentence
  1. During a general strike, all the employees across various sectors stopped working to protest against the abysmal working conditions.
  2. When wage negotiations failed, the workers initiated a general strike, effectively halting all economic activity.
  3. The labor union’s power was exemplified by the successful organization and execution of a general strike.

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