Montana Code Annotated 2023



Part 31. Protections and Limitations on Rights and Benefits

Employer Prohibited From Making, Requiring, Or Accepting Deduction From Wages Or Requiring Or Accepting Waiver Of Rights Under Chapter -- Penalty For Violation

39-51-3103. Employer prohibited from making, requiring, or accepting deduction from wages or requiring or accepting waiver of rights under chapter -- penalty for violation. (1) An employer may not, directly or indirectly, make, require, or accept any deduction from wages to finance the employer's contributions required from the employer or require or accept a waiver of any right under this chapter by an individual in the employer's employ.

(2) An employer or officer or agent of an employer who violates any provision of 39-51-3102 or this section shall, for each offense, be fined not more than $1,000 or be imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.

History: En. Subd. (a), Sec. 15, Ch. 137, L. 1937; amd. Sec. 9, Ch. 164, L. 1941; R.C.M. 1947, 87-141(part); amd. Sec. 1540, Ch. 56, L. 2009.