Definition of secondary picketing in English:

secondary picketing

Line breaks: sec¦ond|ary pick¦et|ing


[mass noun] British
  • Picketing by strikers of the premises of a firm that trades with their employer but is not otherwise involved in the dispute in question.
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    • Ministers will face demands from the trade unions to legalise secondary picketing following the recent dispute over British Airways catering.
    • The lack of effectiveness of this group was illustrated in 1959 when it failed to prevent a Federal law that outlawed secondary picketing.
    • Coal had been stockpiled, secondary picketing restricted and police had received special riot training.

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