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strike

Etymology: AS, strican, to advance swiftly
an action taken collectively by the employees of a company or institution in which they stop reporting for work in an effort to cause the employer to accede to certain demands. A strike usually follows unsuccessful negotiations between representatives of the union and management.

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Your article about coping and striking back at annoying intrusions hit the mark.
Now some states, worried by rising teen obesity, are striking back by placing strict limits on the sale of candy, soft drinks, and fatty snacks in schools.
With California businesses leaving the state for greener pastures and lower costs in areas like Phoenix, Denver and Austin, one California region is striking back.