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48-209. Service letter; contents.Whenever any employee of any public service corporation, or of a contractor who works for such corporation, or contractor doing business in the State of Nebraska, shall be discharged or voluntarily quits the service of his employer, it shall be the duty of the superintendent, manager or contractor, upon the request of such employee, to issue to such employee a service letter, setting forth the nature of the service rendered by such employee to such corporation or contractor, and the duration thereof and truly stating the cause for which such employee was discharged or quit such service. SourceLaws 1911, c. 66, § 1, p. 297; R.S.1913, § 3572; Laws 1919, c. 190, tit. IV, art. II, § 12, p. 548; C.S.1922, § 7666; C.S.1929, § 48-212; R.S.1943, § 48-209.AnnotationsRequiring employing corporation to furnish service letter is not unconstitutional as arbitrary interference with freedom of contract or depriving of liberty or property without due process. Prudential Ins. Co. v. Cheek, 259 U.S. 530 (1922).