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picket

a person involved in a STRIKE who seeks to prevent other persons from gaining access to a place of work during an INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE. In the UK, picketing one's own place of work is lawful; picketing other people's places of work (secondary picketing) is unlawful. See SECONDARY ACTION.

picket

a person, either on strike or supporting that strike, who seeks to prevent other persons from gaining access to a place of work during the course of an INDUSTRIAL DISPUTE. In the UK, picketing one's own place of work is lawful; picketing other people's places of work (secondary picketing) is unlawful.
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The union members picketed secondary retail outlets to prevent delivery of the employer's products and to dissuade store staff from accepting delivery.
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Up to 25 members of the Union of Communication Workers picketed the Northumberland Street delivery office yesterday - where the union has more than 200 members.
STRIKING tanker drivers yesterday picketed fuel depots across Scotland as the four-day action by 600 Shell workers got under way.
CITY council staff picketed council offices in Coventry in the long-running single status pay dispute.