refrain from working

See: strike
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Initially, members will be directed to refrain from working unsustainable levels of voluntary overtime on selected dates.
Bank workers union ETYK called its members to "reverently" refrain from working overtime from Hellenic Bank, as the bank entered talks with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development which is interested in buying a stake in the Cypriot lender.
Many religious Jews refrain from working in all forms including turning on appliances during the Sabbath; some leave them running instead.
When Castle Season 7, Episode 11 airs, viewers expect to see how Rick and Kate would continue working together after Rick was asked to refrain from working at NYPD.
Usually the agreement will define a length of time, a geographic radius and type of activity in which the employee promises to refrain from working after leaving her/his job.
s website, the Arkansas Contractors Board revoked Garison's commercial license in July, ordering it to refrain from working on any project in excess of $20,000.
the Labour Law obliges the employee to work within such period and the latter is not entitled to refrain from working within such period, otherwise he will be contrary to Labour Law and be subject to penalty, but he may immediately leave work only if the employer allowed him to do so and it has to be in writing.
He said that the Saudization committee in the syndicate found that Saudis refrain from working in this sector.
It is important for the people living in a country to support the development goals and refrain from working against the national interest (of that country).
Whoever is coming with heat exhaustion symptoms is being told to take plenty of water and refrain from working in the sun," said Dr Mohammed.
But as I had been working side by side with men within academia I thought, why should I refrain from working alongside men from my local community?
But I believe that most of the public-transport drivers will refrain from working on that day," he added.