Pennsylvania Political Activity: What you need to know

Employers are prohibited from (PA Stat. Tit. 25 Sec. 3547):
For a Limited Time receive a FREE HR Report on the "Critical HR Recordkeeping”.  This exclusive special report covers hiring records, employment relationships, termination records, litigation issues, electronic information issues, tips for better recordkeeping, and a list of legal requirements.  Download Now
· Writing anything in or on an employee's pay envelope that is a political motto, device, statement, or argument containing any threat, express or implied, intended to influence the employee's political actions
· Within 90 days of an election or primary, displaying placards or any other communication in the workplace stating that the place of employment will be closed or wages reduced unless a particular candidate is elected or defeated
State employees in the classified service may not use their official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election, nor may they take an active part in political management or in a political campaign.
Prohibited activities. State law prohibits employees in the classified service from:
· Serving as an officer of a political party; a member of a national, state, or local committee of a political party or an officer or member of a committee of a partisan political club; or being a candidate for any of these positions
· Organizing or reorganizing a political party organization or political club
· Directly or indirectly soliciting, receiving, collecting, handling, disbursing, or accounting for assessments, contributions, or other funds for a partisan political purpose
· Organizing, selling tickets to, promoting, or actively participating in a fund-raising activity of a candidate in a partisan election or of a political party or political club
· Taking an active part in managing the political campaign of a candidate for public office in a partisan election or a candidate for political party office
· Becoming a ...

>> Read more about Political Activity

More on this topic:

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | District of Columbia | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Nebraska | Nevada | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

Pennsylvania Political Activity Resources

Political Activity Products

2012 Election Issues for Employers - Special Report Download
New special report will explain how to manage political behavior at your workplace. Employers must be familiar with the important federal and state laws surrounding voting laws, political activity in the workplace, their own conduct, and the conduct of their employees."
California Employment Law Boot Camp Recording
BLR Boot Camp: "California Employment Law: Dos and Don’ts for Multistate Employers""
California Employment Law Compliance Boot Camp Recording
BLR Boot Camp: "California Employment Law Compliance: Dos and Don’ts for Multistate Employers""
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE HR Management Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of Critical HR Recordkeeping

Record retention is complex and time consuming. However, in addition to complying with various federal and state laws, keeping good, well-organized records can be very helpful in documenting and supporting an organization’s employment actions.
Download Now!

This special report will discuss how you can ensure your records are in good order, and establish a record-retention policy.

Topics covered:
1. Hiring Records
2. Employment Relationships
3. Termination Records
4. Litigation Issues
5. Electronic Information Issues
6. Tips for Better Recordkeeping
7. A List of Legal Requirements

Make sure you have the information you need to know to keep your records in order.