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Texas Labor Code - LAB § 52.041. Coercion of Employee Trade;  Penalty

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(a)?A person, firm, or corporation commits an offense if the person, firm, or corporation requires or attempts to require by coercion an employee to:

(1)?deal with a person, association, corporation, or company; ?or

(2)?purchase an article of food, clothing, or other merchandise at a place or store.

(b)?A person, firm, or corporation commits an offense if the person, firm, or corporation excludes from work, punishes, or blacklists an employee for failure to:

(1)?deal with the person, firm, or corporation; ?or

(2)?purchase an article of food, clothing, or other merchandise at a place or store.

(c)?An offense under this section is punishable by a fine of not less than $50 or more than $200.

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