SEC. 33-1-15. Discrimination by private employers.
Any person, firm or corporation who alone, or in conjunction with others, wilfully deprives a member of any reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, or any former member of the service of the United States discharged or released therefrom under conditions other than dishonorable, of his employment, prevents his being employed by himself or another, or discriminates in any of the conditions or emoluments of his employment because of his membership in such reserve component, or former membership in such service; or, by threat of injury to him, physical or otherwise, dissuades or attempts to dissuade any person from enlistment, or acceptance of a warrant or commission, in any reserve or active component of the armed forces of the United States shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine not to exceed One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), or by imprisonment for not more than six (6) months, or both such fine and imprisonment.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 8519-127; Laws, 1966, ch. 539, Sec. 86; 1974, ch. 473, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 30, 1974). Laws, 1991, ch. 492 Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 30, 1991).