primary boycott

primary boycott
primary boycott n: an organized effort of a labor union and its members to discourage consumers from buying the products of a particular employer compare secondary boycott

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • Primary boycott — A primary boycott occurs when a union or other political or community organization encourages both its members and the general public not to buy the products of a firm involved in a labor or political dispute.Primary boycotts generally occur… …   Wikipedia

  • primary boycott — A boycott applied directly and alone to the offending person by withdrawing from him all business relations on the part of the organization that initiated the boycott. Booker & Kinnaird v Louisville Board of Fire Underwriters, 188 Ky 771, 224 SW… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • boycott — boy·cott / bȯi ˌkät/ vt: to engage in a concerted refusal to have dealings with (as a store, business, or organization) usu. to express disapproval or to force acceptance of certain conditions see also primary boycott, secondary boycott ◇ A… …   Law dictionary

  • primary — pri·ma·ry 1 / prī ˌmer ē, mə rē/ adj 1: of first rank, value, or importance 2: belonging to the first group or order in successive divisions, combinations, or ramifications pri·mar·i·ly /prī mer ə lē/ adv primary 2 n pl …   Law dictionary

  • BOYCOTT, ARAB — The Arab boycott against Israel is the longest functioning example of economic sanctions against a state. It both constituted a supplement to military force against Zionism and was a means of hampering Israel s economic development. The boycott… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • boycott — boycotter, n. /boy kot/, v.t. 1. to combine in abstaining from, or preventing dealings with, as a means of intimidation or coercion: to boycott a store. 2. to abstain from buying or using: to boycott foreign products. n. 3. the practice of… …   Universalium

  • Boycott — A boycott is a form of consumer activism involving the act of voluntarily abstaining from using, buying, or dealing with someone or some other organization as an expression of protest.EtymologyThe word boycott entered the English language during… …   Wikipedia

  • primary — First; principal; chief; leading. First in order of time, or development, or in intention. As to primary conveyance primary election primary obligation primary vein, see those titles @ primary activity Concerted action such as a strike or… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Boycott —    A boycott is a refusal to do business or have other contaets with a person, a corporation, or a country. The word boycott, with a small b, surfaced in 1880 when Captain Charles Cunningham Boycott (1832 1897), an English land agent for the… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • boycott — A species of ostracism, a combination in refusing to have business dealings with another until he removes or ameliorates conditions deemed inimical to the members of the combination, or some of them, or grants concessions which are deemed to make …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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