The NLRB memo found that the union was engaging in "unlawful" secondary picketing
against Summit, a company with which it did not have a primary labor dispute.
New laws banned "secondary picketing
" that had won previous strikes.
The court also held that the tort of secondary picketing
, which limited unions to picketing their employers' premises, was overly restrictive and inconsistent with Charter values.
Laws now control the unions' excesses of the past, no wild cat strikes, secondary picketing
, closed shop enforcement etc.
In this article, we look at how the law regulates leafleting and primary and secondary picketing
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.
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.