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181.93 NOTICE TO EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS OF BANKRUPTCY.

Subdivision 1.Notice.

An employer shall immediately notify all of its employees in writing that it has filed a petition for bankruptcy or has had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it.

An employer shall, in writing, notify all persons offered jobs with the employer that it has filed a petition for bankruptcy or has had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it. The notice shall be given at the time of the job offer and is required if the case initiated by the petition has not been closed.

For purposes of this subdivision, an employer includes a "debtor in possession" and excludes a bankruptcy "trustee" as those terms are used under federal bankruptcy law.

Subd. 2.Violation.

A violation of subdivision 1 is a misdemeanor.

History:

1987 c 38 s 1