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LOCKOUT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Employment action. An entity stops or withholds work. The work force is not allowed on entity property during this condition. It is a reverse strike by entity management, intended to compel an entity-favorable settlement to a labor dispute. When several employers in concert conduct a lock out action, it is known as a joint lockout. Also known as shut out.


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