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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.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

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.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005
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He explained that the ministry, through the Department of Veterinary Services, continued to embark on a mission to revamp the picketing system by regrouping pickets and setting up mini camps along the common border with Zimbabwe.
King'ara wants the House to allow the government to designate areas and streets for demonstrations and picketing to ensure 'the freedoms and rights of others' are not infringed.
The NLRB concluded that the hospital had "violated Section 8(a)(1) of the National Labor Relations Act by attempting to prevent the off-duty employees from picketing, threatening the employees with discipline and arrest for engaging in picketing, and contacting the police in an effort to have the picketing ended," attorney Susan Jeanblanc Cohen reported on Seyfarth Shaw's Employer Relations Blog.
Usually picketing involves the physical presence of employees, some of them near the entrance to the targeted premises.
Engineering workers on strike joined Swansea's firemen for picketing yesterday.
It's the question every writer was asking last week: "Where are you picketing?"
Jerry Sommerseth, who gives piano lessons when he's not picketing, says he's been at this corner of Kincaid and First Street for twenty years now, starting as a protester against Reagan's war in Central America.
* Because picketing workers may prevent the delivery of fuel, keep fuel in good supply by arranging for delivery just prior to the strike deadline.
I'm up here [at the parliament buildings] picketing every day, no problem." Murawsky said he intended to continue picketing until he died.
Senior journalists, including Newsnight's business reporter Paul Mason and reporters with 20 years' experience at the BBC took part in the picketing and others said they were going on strike for the first time in their lives.
Picketing the site will be three of the Polish workers who were among the original group of 12 who launched a picket on the site on February 7, in protest over rates of pay.