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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Labour relations, unions
go-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.
From Longman Business Dictionarygo-slowgo-ˈslow noun [countable] British EnglishHUMAN RESOURCES a form of industrial protest in which people deliberately work as slowly as possible SYN slow-down AmEThe union carried out a series of strikes and go-slows as part of its campaign for higher wages.
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