119. Every employer, every person acting for an employer and every employers’ association refusing to hire or dismissing a person because he is a director of an association, or seeking to compel an employee to become a member of an association of employees, to refrain from doing so or to cease to be so by threat of dismissal, intimidation, imposition of a disciplinary penalty, refusal of promotion he would normally be entitled to or favouritism in the conduct or distribution of work, is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $575 per day or part of a day that the offence continues.
Every representative association that exerts pressure in any way to induce an employer, a person acting for an employer or an employers’ association to posit any acts contemplated in the preceding paragraph is guilty of an offence and is liable to a fine of $575 per day or part of a day that the offence continues.
Each time an employer, a person acting for an employer, or an employers’ association is found guilty of an offence under the first paragraph, the representative association other than that the employee had joined is presumed to have committed an offence under the second paragraph.
1972, c. 10, s. 3; 1986, c. 58, s. 98.