Term refers to presence at an employer's business by one or more employees and/or other persons to publicize labor dispute, influence employees or customers to withhold their work or business, respectively, or show union's desire to represent employees; picketing is usually accompanied by patrolling with signs. C. Cornelia, Inc. v. United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, 33 Ohio App.2d 61, 292 N.E.2d 647, 655, 62 O.O.2d 128.
Patrolling the entrance of a business by members of a labor union in order to inform other employees and the public of the existence of a strike and to influence or deter them from entering.
- secondary picketing
- Unlawful picketing
Compare boycott.
Peaceable picketing, in which laboring men and women have right to participate during labor dispute, means tranquil conduct, conduct devoid of noise or tumult, the absence of a quarrelsome demeanor, and a course of conduct that does not violate or disturb the public peace. Ex parte Bell, 37 Cal.App.2d 582, 100 P.2d 339, 340.
It connotes peaceable methods of presenting a cause to the public in the vicinity of the employer's premises. Music Hall Theatre v. Moving Picture Mach. Operators Local No. 165, 249 Ky. 639, 61 S.W.2d 283

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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