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1

hot cargo

noun hot car·go

legal Definition of hot cargo

: products made by nonunion employees or by employees considered to be treated unfairly by their employer

2

hot cargo

adjective

legal Definition of hot cargo

: of, relating to, or being an agreement between labor and an employer barring the employer from using or otherwise dealing with the products of another employer whose employees are nonunion
Note: Hot cargo agreements, clauses, and provisions were outlawed by the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act.

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