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lock-out

(lok′owt″)
In biomedical engineering and computer science, a forcing function that limits access to computer software, medications, or supplies unless the user performs a required sequence of actions, such as entering a unique access code.
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Whether the UFL or NHL would actually benefit from an NFL lockout is yet to be seen.
That appeared to be the case in at least one major lockout (Briggs 2004, pp.
While Minchin's sources help him dig deeply beneath the toxic muck of the BASF lockout in Geismar, and even though he successfully situates this local battle into its regional and international contexts, Forging A Common Bond leaves unanswered the central question of whether or not this case study is typical or exceptional.
The person using the company name Lockout 1 has simply chosen a trading style using the number 1 in place of your Westcliff.
The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA), which represents employers, locked about 10,500 union longshoremen out of port facilities, alleging the lockout was in response to widespread work slowdowns by members of The International Longshore & Warehouse Union.
In addition to eliminating exposure to arc flashes and working at heights, using the Bus Plug Lockout device reduces the former 11-step process to just three steps, saving more than an hour of time.
In the decision, the Federal Judge ordered Kellogg to end the lockout within five days; bargain with the union in good faith; offer reinstatement to every worker to their former or equivalent positions; re-establish the same terms and conditions of employment prior to the company's last/best offer; and, submit to the court details of its compliance with the order within 20 days.
Goodell cut his salary to $1 just two days after the lockout started with Smith going a bit further five days later saying he would take no pay what so ever.
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In the case of Australia, the introduction of the Industrial Relations Reform Act (1993) and the Workplace Relations Act (1996) have given greater scope to employers to employ the lockout in negotiations.
The improper hiring strengthened Ralphs financially and helped it survive the lengthy lockout while the unions saw their resources drained, prosecutors said.
The 430 is well suited for ENT and facial cosmetic surgeries, with a tapered back design for the doctor, and features an electrical lockout, to guard against influence by outside electromagnetic and radio frequency interference; auto return; and a coded lockout that prevents unauthorized operation of the chair.