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16-1012 - Intimidation of elector by employer; classification
16-1012. Intimidation of elector by employer; classification
A. It is unlawful for an employer knowingly:
1. In paying employees the salary or wages due them, to enclose their pay in envelopes upon which there is written or printed any political mottoes, devices or arguments, containing threats, express or implied, intended or calculated to influence the political opinions, views or actions of the employees.
2. Within ninety days of an election provided by law, to put up or otherwise exhibit in any place where his employees are working or are present in the course of employment a handbill, notice or placard containing a threat, notice or information that if any particular ticket or candidate is elected or defeated work in his place or establishment will cease in whole or in part, or his establishment will be closed, or the wages of his workmen will be reduced, or other threats, express or implied, intended or calculated to influence the political opinions or actions of his employees.
B. An employer, whether acting in his individual capacity or as an officer or agent of a corporation, who violates a provision of this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.