English version

work-to-rule in Labour relations, unions topic

work-to-ruleˌwork-to-ˈrule noun [singular]  BELa situation in which people in a particular job refuse to do any additional work as a proteststrike work to rule at work1(32)
Examples from the Corpus
work-to-ruleSome students had to do an extra year because of the staff work-to-rule.Because of their work-to-rule, teachers were no longer taking after-school clubs or supervising lunch hours.