Translation of lockout in Spanish:


cierre patronal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlɑkˌaʊt//ˈlɒkaʊt/


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    cierre patronal masculine
    cierre del centro de trabajo masculine
    • The company claims the wage rise is totally unacceptable and has refused to lift the lockout until the union ends all industrial action.
    • Alberta's Public Service Employee Relations Act prohibits strikes and lockouts of workers in public services, including nurses.
    • Between 1998 and 2001, lockouts accounted for 57 percent of all industrial disputes.
    • A whole spate of lockouts followed, as employers dug in their heels and either dragged out negotiations or terminated them.
    • Workers believe the lockout is part of management plans to shift the entire operation to Vietnam, where labour costs are lower.
    • Consequently, industrial action involving lockouts would entail enormous social and political upheaval.
    • Management will also be free on that date to impose new contract terms or institute a lockout.
    • A strike by Norwegian offshore oil rig workers entered its second month this week, with employers threatening a lockout.
    • The management imposed the lockout after the workers began industrial action over a new work contract.
    • Management claimed the lockout was a temporary measure and that the plant would be reopened on May 9.
    • Union leaders said they expected the lockout and blamed the employers for inflaming already tense negotiations.
    • Management offered to lift the lockout if employees accept a proposal allowing the company to cut jobs and working conditions.
    • Between 1984 and 86, there was a total of 962 disputes, including strikes, stoppages or lockouts under the Labour government.
    • The lockout was in retaliation against industrial bans imposed by employees for a 15 percent pay increase over three years.
    • The PSA promised to suspend industrial action if employers discontinued the lockout.
    • Employers have carried out a series of previous lockouts, mainly barring construction workers entering work sites for weekend overtime.
    • One measure of this offensive is the ratio of person workdays lost to lockouts - that is work stoppages initiated by employers - as compared with strikes.
    • An attempt to introduce individual work contracts was rejected and management implemented a lockout.
    • The company responded with a lockout and threats it would relocate production to Thailand.
    • The strikers returned to work on November 8 after three days on the picket line when managers threatened a lockout.