In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1forma de protesta laboral en la que los trabajadores dan parte de enfermedad en forma colectiva
- While I sympathise with the Union's complaints and aims, mass sick-outs are the wrong way to achieve them.
- The pilots, who began their sick-out action on Sunday, were demanding that management sign an agreement for a 13-month pay period for each year and letters of permanent employment.
- Travelers faced delays and luggage that wasn't so much lost as it just plain didn't go anywhere because of a large-scale sick-out by luggage handlers.
- In October two-thirds of the customer service department staged a sick-out to protest low wages.
- These workers had their computers confiscated and searched for evidence related to the alleged sick-out.
- When pilots rebelled with a sick-out the courts stepped in with the mammoth fine.
- Over the New Year's holiday the airline was forced to cancel 30 percent of its flights and charged the union with conspiring to call an illegal sick-out.
- Deputies in the Los Angeles Sheriff's Office are staging a sick-out over health benefits in their contract talks.
- As for the reported indications that teachers would have been engaged in a sick-out on Thursday, Dolor clarified.
- If action is taken, it will take the form of CHAOS (Create Havoc Around Our System), in which attendants snarl airline schedules and operations with intermittent sick-outs and other measures.
- Two days before Global Medical Response assumes responsibility for the Emergency Medical Services, technicians yesterday staged a sick-out to protest the move.
- US Airways blamed a record number of employee sick-outs for the problem.
- A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order January 5 to the union representing the airline flight attendants to suppress a sick-out by its members to protest failed contract talks in early December.
- Dissatisfaction among flight attendants, already aggravated by more than three years of fruitless talks, boiled over again and allegedly contributed to a sick-out over the year-end holidays.
- Computer glitches, bad weather, a number of airline workers sick-outs all contributed to leaving thousands of flights unflown and piles of baggage unhandled.
- The airline last week began court-authorized searches of the home computers of flight attendants whom the airline suspects organized a sick-out over the New Year's holiday.
- The airline announced March 8 that they have fired 12 flight attendants for allegedly organizing a sick-out over New Year's to protest failed contract negotiations.
- The struggle climaxed with a partial retreat by the company in the wake of company firings for a sick-out and government raids against two rank-and-file attendants who operated opposition web sites.
- The order forbade them from ‘approving of’ or ‘permitting’ a sick-out, queerly assuming that they might have the power to prevent one.
- In 1999 pilots launched a sick-out when the company refused to increase wages for pilots at regional carrier Reno Air, which American acquired.
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