Laws now control the unions' excesses of the past, no wild cat strikes, secondary picketing
, closed shop enforcement etc.
is doing the same at a different location or business--such as at a supplier, subsidiary, head office, retail outlet or customer location--in order to bring pressure on the employer.
Despite secondary picketing
being banned since the miners' strike, world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury was heckled outside the SSE Arena by protesters over his archaic views on feminism, sexuality and abortion.
Trade union leaders were elected by committee not by members, strikes were called without a ballot at meetings where no-one dared to say no, businesses not involved in a strike were forced to close by so-called secondary picketing
and in most industries you were forced to join a union, with a part of the money sent to the Labour Party.
In addition to defeating the company, the union also expanded workers' collective rights through a successful constitutional challenge to restrictive common-law rules limiting secondary picketing
Two dockers who joined picket lines in defiance of legislation banning secondary picketing
Britain wasn't just losing their jobs, it was also waving goodbye to the days when closed shops, intimidatory secondary picketing
and even the threat of strikes could dictate government policy.
Trade union power was broken by the introduction of compulsory secret strike ballots, a ban on secondary picketing
and the removal of state benefits from strikers.
112) The issue before the Supreme Court was instead whether the unions violated section 8(b)(4)(ii)(B) when their secondary picketing
was not aimed at all of the products handled by the secondary employer, but was "limited .
Wednesday saw the police being called in as the nurses' strike was getting out of hand with flying pickets defying the Government's new laws on Secondary Picketing
at the Freeman Hospital.
A combination of wildcat strikes, secondary picketing
, Labour Governments subservience to the unions allied to plain avarice brought about the destruction of our industrial base and has left us with a dilapidated dump of a once thriving city.
The NLRA prohibits not only secondary picketing
(92) but also secondary strikes or boycotts--those designed to force a neutral employer to become involved in pressuring an employer with which the union has a primary dispute.