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stoppage

(stop'aj) [AS. stoppian]
Obstruction of an organ.
See: cholestasia
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The DMCI group is 'on the verge' of filing for work stoppage at its nickel mining sites in Palawan and Zambales given the protracted suspension of mining operations, which has forced the group to cut its workforce by 62 percent.
He told RTE radio: "The normal practice would be when you have pending stoppages literally days ahead and when you're issued with proposals like this, that those actions would be cancelled or suspended to allow proper deliberation and consultation.
The tub or shower will typically have a hair stoppage just past the tub shoe and the bathroom sink will have a toothpaste and hair stoppage in the trap before the wall.
Spanish air traffic controllers began a series of partial stoppages on Monday in protest of disciplinary action taken against some members of their union, the USCA, said Global Times.
ONE-HOUR work stoppages have become very fashionable.
However, the ONS Labour Disputes - Annual Article, 2013 also reported a decrease in the number of stoppages (any instance of industrial action) from 131 to 114 over the same period.
The Ministry of Railways has decided to extend the validity of all experimental stoppages of various trains for a period of three more months i.
We're not happy with some plant stoppages, some are overdue.
Neither of these guys have impressive knockout records - Burns only has eight stoppages in 33 fights and Cook doesn't fare much better with 16 in 32.
Nordlund, professor of business at New River Community and Technical College in West Virginia, has published an article in the Labor Law Journal chronicling the history and questioning the future efficacy of work stoppages in the United States.
The product reduces stoppages to clean the drum, which increases uptime and maximizes production output.
Swedish investor Investment AB Kinnevik (OMX Stockholm:KINV A)(OMX Stockholm:KINV B) said on Friday (19 December) that its portfolio company, the cartonboard and paper manufacturer Korsnas AB, has decided to extend its production stoppages due to weakening demand.