What is another word for lockout?

138 synonyms found


[ lˈɒka͡ʊt], [ lˈɒka‍ʊt], [ l_ˈɒ_k_aʊ_t]

Synonyms for Lockout:

How to use "Lockout" in context?

Lockout Definition: An event at work resulting in employees being unable to come into work. Reasons for a lockout can depend on the company's policy, such as a labor dispute or unsafe working conditions.

Why are lockouts sometimes necessary?

Lockouts can result from a labor dispute, where one side (the union) feels that it has been wronged and is seeking redress. They can also be caused by unsafe working conditions, where employees are being exposed to dangerous chemicals or machinery that is not properly maintained.

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