Definition of secondary boycott in English:

secondary boycott

Syllabification: sec·ond·ar·y boy·cott

noun

  • Industrial action by a union against a company on the grounds that does business with another company engaged in a labor dispute.
    More example sentences
    • Harris says the union will ensure such a protest does not breach secondary boycott laws while protecting individual members' rights.
    • It also gave the National Labor Relations Board broad powers to enjoin union actions and outlawed critical union weapons - most notably, the secondary boycott.
    • Workers and employers should have the right to organize secondary boycotts if they so choose.

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