hot cargo

1 of 2

noun

hot car·​go
: products made by nonunion employees or by employees considered to be treated unfairly by their employer

hot cargo

2 of 2

adjective

: 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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“Hot cargo.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/hot%20cargo. Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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