lockout lockout  /ˈlɑ ˌkaʊt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a management action resisting employee's demands; employees are barred from entering the workplace until they agree to terms

Usage(s):

  1. Whether or not it was, the lockout and the strike were short-lived.
  2. If the players balk, owners may respond with a lockout.
  3. Coming out of the 2004-05 lockout, Versus outbid ESPN for rights to hockey games.

News

  1. Alumni news: Murray on the mend

    It was, of course, a star-crossed season for Murray. First there was the lockout, which sent him back to Everett. Then there was the torn labrum in his shoulder, which happened just before the end of the lockout was announced, thus wiping out what was likely going to be his rookie NHL season.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. Pavel Datsyuk signs contract extension with Detroit Red Wings

    Pavel Datsyuk may have been speaking from the heart when he talked about how much fun he had playing back home in Russia during the lockout. “This is my goal [to end my career in the KHL], but you never know how it goes,” he said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Datsyuk's extension a kick in the rubles for KHL

    Pavel Datsyuk may have been speaking from the heart when he talked about how much fun he had playing back home in Russia during the lockout. “This is my goal [to end my career in the KHL], but you never know how it goes,” he said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

Quotes

  1. "We have taken no steps to initiate a strike authorization vote," SAG President Alan Rosenberg said in a statement on Sunday. "Any talk about a strike or a management lockout at this point is simply a distraction."
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Alan Rosenberg Source: Reuters

  2. "I think things have happened since the lockout, since the rule changes, that were probably unforeseen," said Schneider, who played for Phoenix last season. "That has made it necessary to change certain rules. The game is much faster, the...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Mathieu Schneider Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I plan to address the board on Sunday night, and the board will learn that Bob Goodenow had instructed NHLPA employees to review player e-mail accounts and this occurred during the lockout and I was not aware of this until much later," Saskin...
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Ted Saskin Source: ESPN

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