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Secondary Boycott

secondary boycott n

: 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.


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.