2018 Mississippi Code
Title 71 - Labor and Industry
Chapter 13 - Prohibition Against Employer Intimidation Act
§ 71-13-5. Prohibition against unlawfully intimidating business or employee or representative of a business to obtain something of value; prohibition against conspiring to disrupt lawful commerce in places of business.

Universal Citation: MS Code § 71-13-5 (2018)
  • (1) No person, organization, corporation, union, agency or other entity thereof shall:

    • (a) Damage, harm, injure or threaten to injure or coerce a business, or any employee or representative of the business with the intent to unlawfully intimidate the business or its employees from exercising their rights, which are protected by state and federal law, in an effort to obtain something of value for a public or private organization, corporation, union, agency or other entity, including, but not limited to, a neutrality agreement, card check agreement, collective bargaining recognition or other objective of an organized initiative;

    • (b) Restrict a business, a union, or the owners or employees of a business, from exercising their rights, which are protected under state and federal law, in an effort to obtain something of value for a public or private organization, corporation, union, agency or other entity.

    • (c) Conspire with another, for the purpose of disrupting lawful commerce in places of business, where such activity constitutes an assault or causes physical injury to any individual, located in or around the place of business.

  • (2) For purposes of this section, “something of value” includes, but is not limited to, a neutrality agreement, card check agreement, recognition or any other objective that is motivating such activities.

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