(v.) To take inudustrial action (also known as a strike) is for the workers to refuse to work, causing the company loss of sales. This is a bargaining tool used by the poor people against the rich.
Minimum wage guy: Oooh Oooh our company made £700 million turnover! This is despite spending £690 million on achieving it. I don't know shit about economics, or that this is below even the rate that the investors would get in a bank. Time for industrial action!
by Kung-Fu Jesus May 10, 2004