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Picketing by strikers of the premises of a firm that trades with their employer but is not otherwise involved in the dispute in question.
demonstration, picket line, blockade, boycottView synonyms
- ‘Coal had been stockpiled, secondary picketing restricted and police had received special riot training.’
- ‘It is expected this ruling will be used to strike down provincial laws that do regulate secondary picketing, including British Columbia's.’
- ‘Under the 1990 Industrial Relations Act, certain forms of secondary picketing are allowed.’
- ‘The 450 delegates passed a number of motions on recognition and calling for an easing of restrictions on secondary picketing.’
- ‘The lack of effectiveness of this group was illustrated in 1959 when it failed to prevent a Federal law that outlawed secondary picketing.’
- ‘Ministers will face demands from the trade unions to legalise secondary picketing following the recent dispute over British Airways catering.’
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