secondary boycott

noun

Legal Definition of secondary boycott

: a boycott of an employer with which a union does not have a dispute that is intended to induce the employer to cease doing business with another employer with which the union does have a dispute — compare primary boycott

Note: Secondary boycotts are usually illegal under the National Labor Relations Act.

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“Secondary boycott.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/secondary%20boycott. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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