back-to-work order

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NounEdit

back-to-work order (plural back-to-work orders)

  1. A legally binding directive—issued by a court of law, legislature, or other authority—that requires workers who are engaging in a strike or similar labor action to return to work.
    • 2008, "Toronto transit strike ends," Associated Press, 27 Apr. (retrieved 6 May, 2008),
      Ontario lawmakers voted to impose fines on workers and the union if they failed to heed a back-to-work order.
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