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Seeking to extract concessions, this type of labor stoppage tries to paralyze a country or regional economy. Far-reaching labor stoppage in most or all industries. Rare in developed countries. The last one occurred in the UK in 1926, lasting nine days, but failing to reach its objectives supporting the miner’s union.


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