City of Nanticoke, PA
Luzerne County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Nanticoke 1-19-2011 by Ord. No. 1-2011. Amendments noted where applicable.]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PICKETING
The act of standing upon or patrolling any public street, sidewalk or any other public place where persons may lawfully assemble by one or more persons for the purpose of:
A. 
Persuading other persons to cease patronizing, contracting with, employing, or leaving the employ of any person or persons; or
B. 
Giving publicity to or communicating information regarding the existence of facts or merits of a labor dispute or other controversy.
It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, association or corporation:
A. 
To engage in picketing by force, violence, duress, breach of the peace or threat of any of the foregoing;
B. 
To engage in picketing in such a manner as to prevent ingress and egress to or from any premises;
C. 
To engage in picketing in such a manner as to obstruct, prevent or interfere with the free or unobstructed use of any public street or sidewalk by other persons; or
D. 
To engage in picketing other than in a reasonable and peaceful manner.
Any person or any officer, agent, servant or employee of any person, partnership, association or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall, upon conviction before a Magisterial District Judge, be subject to a penalty of not less than $200 nor more than $500 plus costs of prosecution and, in default of payment of such fine and costs, to imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, or to both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues may be regarded as a separate offense and punishable as such.