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go-slow in Labour relations, unions topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgo-slowˌgo-ˈslow noun [countable] British English  BELSTOP WORKING/GO ON STRIKEa protest against an employer in which the workers work as slowly as possible syn slowdown American Englishwork-to-rule, strike
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go-slowIn the summer of 1953 the union carried out strikes and go-slows in support of a wage claim, but were locked out.The hospital seemed to be treating as many patients as possible before the go-slow came into effect.