THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931
750.353 Contributions to charitable purposes, deduction from wages.
Contributions by laborers, etc., to charitable purposes and deductions from wages—Any employer of labor, who, by himself, his agent, clerk or servant, shall require any employe, or person seeking employment, as a condition of such employment or continuance therein, to make and enter into any contract, oral or written, whereby such employe or applicant for employment shall agree to contribute directly or indirectly to any fund for charitable, social or beneficial purpose or purposes, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
Any such employer, who, by himself, his agent, clerk or servant, shall deduct from the wages of any employe, directly or indirectly, any part thereof without the full and free consent of such employe, obtained without intimidation or fear of discharge for refusal to permit such deduction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
If the employer be a firm or corporation, each and every member of said firm, and each and every managing officer of the corporation, shall be liable to punishment under this section; and any clerk, servant or agent of any such employer who shall do or attempt to do any act forbidden by this section, shall be equally liable with his employer or employers as principal, for any such violation of this section.
History: 1931, Act 328, Eff. Sept. 18, 1931
CL 1948, 750.353
Former Law: See sections 1 to 4 of Act 192 of 1893, being CL 1897, §§ 11400 to 11403; CL 1915, §§ 15118 to 15121; and CL 1929, §§ 8513 to 8516.
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