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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