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Labor Code - LAB

DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

PART 3. PRIVILEGES AND IMMUNITIES [920 - 1138.5]

  ( Part 3 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

CHAPTER 3. Class of Labor Employed; Labor Union Insignia [1010 - 1018]
  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

1010.
  

As used in this chapter “label” includes label, imprint, trade-mark, tag, stamp, inscription, or other device.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

1011.
  

A person engaged in the production, manufacture, or sale of any article of merchandise in this state, shall not, by any label placed or impressed upon such article, or upon its container, misrepresent or falsely state any of the following as to the production of such article:

(a) The kind, character, or nature of the labor employed.

(b) The extent of the labor employed.

(c) The number or kind of persons exclusively employed.

(d) That a particular or distinctive class or character of laborers was wholly and exclusively employed, when in fact another class, or character, or distinction of laborers was used or employed either jointly or in anywise supplementary to such exclusive class, character, or distinction of laborers.

Violation of any provision of this section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment for not less than 20 nor more than 90 days, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 198. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

1012.
  

Any person engaged in the production, manufacture, or sale of any article of merchandise in this state, or any person engaged in the performance of any acts or services of a private, public, or quasi-public nature for profit, who willfully misrepresents or falsely states that members of trades unions, labor associations, or labor organizations were engaged or employed in the manufacture, production, or sale of such article or in the performance of such acts or services, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 90 days, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 199. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

1013.
  

As used in this chapter “forge” means forge, reproduce, copy, imitate, or counterfeit.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

1014.
  

Any trade union, labor association, or labor organization, organized and existing in this State, which has adopted and registered a label or trademark in accordance with the law of this State, has the exclusive right to the ownership, use, and control of such label or trademark.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

1015.
  

Any person who, without having an unrevoked written authority from such trade union, labor association or labor organization, willfully forges or procures to be forged such label or trademark, with intent to sell or assist other persons to sell, any goods to which such forged label is affixed as having been made, manufactured, or produced in whole or in part by labor, laborers, or employees who are members of, or allied or associated with, such trade union, labor association, or labor organization, is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 200. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

1016.
  

Any person who willfully uses or displays the genuine label, trademark, insignia, seal, device, or form of advertisement of any association or labor union, in any manner not authorized by such association or labor organization or not in conformity with the bylaws thereof, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not exceeding two hundred dollars ($200) or imprisonment for not more than three months, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 201. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

1017.
  

Any person who wilfully uses the card of any labor union to obtain aid, assistance, or employment, unless entitled to use such card under the rules and regulations of a labor union within this State is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

1018.
  

Any person who willfully wears the button of any labor union of this state, unless entitled to wear the button under the rules of such union, is guilty of a misdemeanor, and is punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 20 days or by a fine of not more than forty dollars ($40), or by both fine and imprisonment.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 202. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

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