secondary boycott

secondary boycott
A boycott applied with the purpose of bringing an alleged offender to terms by refusing to have any business relations with persons dealing with such offender, until he has yielded to the demand for terms. 31 Am J Rev ed Lab § 463; 36 Am J1st Monop etc § 27. A combination, not merely to refrain from dealing with a person, or to advise or by peaceable means persuade his customers to refrain, but to exercise coercive pressure upon such customers, actual or prospective, in order to cause them to withhold or withdraw patronage from him through fear of loss or damage to themselves should they deal with him. Duplex Printing Press Co. v Deering, 254 US 443, 65 L Ed 349, 41 S Ct 172, 16 ALR 196. A combination of many to injure one in his business by coercing third persons against their will to cease patronizing him by threats of similar injury. Truax v Corrigan, 257 US 312, 66 L Ed 254, 42 S Ct 124, 27 ALR 375, per opinion of Chief Justice Taft. An attempt by a labor organization or its agents to exercise coercive pressure upon an employer, not directly concerned in a labor dispute, by inducing or encouraging his employees to engage in a strike or concerted refusal to work in an effort to bring about some adverse action by such employer against an employer with which the labor organization has a labor dispute. Anno: 96 L Ed 284.

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