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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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Turning to picketing, he said this will be prohibited unless there are picketing rules in place.
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.
Some of the strikers, who are all members of the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers, went to Swansea Fire Station to pledge their support for the picketing firemen.
Aquino said the one-day picketing was successful in affecting port activity, with picket lines being respected by some Teamsters and longshoremen.
Because picketing workers may prevent the delivery of fuel, keep fuel in good supply by arranging for delivery just prior to the strike deadline.
Ohrbach Asks New Writ To Bar All Picketing By Striking Employees.
I have got no problem with the unions picketing City or County Halls but I want to see public facilities kept open.
The picketing of Aldi's Dublin store has moved into its second month and shows no sign of ending.
From a purely financial view, their stubborn willingness to allow continued picketing was a disaster.
to restrict informational picketing at a Foods Co store in Sacramento.