primary boycott

Definition of "primary boycott"
  1. A strategic attempt led by a labor union and its participants to dissuade individuals from purchasing goods or services from a specific employer
How to use "primary boycott" in a sentence
  1. The workers' union decided to initiate a primary boycott when the company refused to increase wages.
  2. In an attempt to support better working conditions, some consumers will honor a primary boycott, refraining from buying the products of the involved company.
  3. The threat of a primary boycott can sometimes prompt employers to negotiate with their labor unions.

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