go-slow go-slow

Definition(s):

  • (n) a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers

Usage(s):

  1. He criticized Carter's go-slow approach to providing universal health care.
  2. Taxi and ambulance drivers snarled traffic with go-slow protests and boatmen in Paris jammed the Seine.
  3. For now, the EPA is taking a go-slow approach.

News

Quotes

  1. "ExxonMobil's go-slow approach in addressing greenhouse gas reductions and renewable energy sources places long-term shareholder value at risk," said California state treasurer Bill Lockyer, who serves on the board at Calpers and CalSTRS.
    on May 25, 2008 By: Bill Lockyer Source: Business Report

  2. Brown wrote: "There can be no backtracking on reform, no go-slow, no reversals and no easy compromises."
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Gordon Brown Source: guardian.co.uk

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