© 2011 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
Sample No Strikes/No Lockouts Clause
Section 1 ere shall be no strike, sympathy strike, concerted refusal to report
for work, slowdown, stoppage of work, planned ineciency, sick out,
sit down, or any other interruption of work or production (or threat
or inducement of the same) by the Union or any employee during
the term of this Agreement. e Company agrees not to lock out any
employee covered by this Agreement during the term thereof. A layo
of employees for economic or other legitimate business reasons does
not constitute a lockout.
Section 2 e Union agrees that neither it nor any of the employees in the bar-
gaining unit covered by this Agreement will collectively, concertedly,
or individually engage in or participate, directly or indirectly, in any of
the activity prohibited by this Article.
Section 3 Furthermore, it is understood that no union ocer, representative,
or agent may authorize, encourage, or assist in any strike, sympathy
strike, concerted refusal to report for work, slowdown, stoppage of
work, planned ineciency, sick out, sit down, or any other interrup-
tion of work on any premises of the Company, nor will the Union, its
ocers, representatives, or agents participate in, counsel, or induce any
such activity. is clause also specically prohibits any employee from
refusing to report for work or refusing to work due to the existence of
a picket line.
Section 4 e Union, its ocers, agents, members, and employees covered by
this Agreement, agree that they will take all armative action legally
available to prevent any activity prohibited by this Article.
Section 5 In the event of activity prohibited by this Article, the Union will do the