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From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Conditions of employment
sickoutsick‧out /ˈsɪkaʊt/ noun [countable] American English HUMAN RESOURCES an occasion when employees protest against something by taking SICK LEAVE (=not working because they say they are ill) when they are not really illAmerican Airlines pilots are staging a sickout over pay talks, and this has contributed to flight cancellations.
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