Meaning of “secondary boycott” in the English Dictionary


"secondary boycott" in Business English

See all translations

secondary boycottnoun [ C ]


a situation in which you refuse to do business with a company in an attempt to persuade them not to do business with another company where the employees are striking or involved in a disagreement with their employers:

In this country, picketing of the suppliers or customers of a company where the workers are on strike constitutes a secondary boycott and is illegal.

(Definition of “secondary boycott” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)