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pen down strike

pen down strike
 n.— «Normal work in government offices has already come to a halt since the fifth of this month following a daily five hour pen down strike by the employees.» —“Clashes as opposition strike brings Dhaka to halt” BBC Summary of World Broadcasts Nov. 14, 1994. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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