walk off the job meaning?

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What is the meaning of "to walk off the job" idiom?
asked Jan 15, 2015 in Business by Dubhloach

7 Answers

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Idiom Scenario 1:

Two union leaders are talking ...
Leader 1: Has the company agreed to any of our demands?
Leader 2: They have given a few small concessions but I think they are stalling and that they will never negotiate fairly.
Leader 1: Well, the people we represent can't wait forever. Perhaps we need to force the company to take action.
Leader 2: Are you suggesting that we should tell our members to walk off the job?
Leader 1: That might be our only choice to get the company's attention.

answered Jan 15, 2015 by Heanford
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Idiom Definition:

"to walk off the job"
to suddenly and unexpectedly quit a job without notice while at the same time leaving the physical job location
Synonyms: abdicate, blow, book, conclude, decamp, depart, desert, desist, drop, evacuate, exit, forsake, leave, quit, relinquish, renounce, resign, retire, run, vacate, withdraw



answered Jan 15, 2015 by Coltere
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Idiom Scenario 2:

Two coworkers are talking about a fellow coworker ...
Worker 1: Where is Frank?
Worker 2: I saw him this morning. He looked very frustrated and angry.
Worker 1: He has been trying to get the boss to give him some help with his work. I guess Frank hasn't received any help.
Worker 2: Do you suppose Frank has walked off the job?
Worker 1: He was very upset. I think he has quit his job without notice and gone home.
Worker 2: Wow!
answered Jan 15, 2015 by valley_22p
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Idiom Scenario 3:

image walk off the job image  
answered Jan 15, 2015 by Feiwel
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Gerund Form of the Idiom:

Walking off the job sends a clear message of frustration and unhappiness.
answered Jan 15, 2015 by quedung_dt
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Idiom Usage:

To walk off the job can be used formally or informally.
To walk off the job is usually associated with a mass of people.
answered Jan 15, 2015 by penguinlolo_54
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Idiom Conjugations:

answered Jan 15, 2015 by nhockid89
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