Labor and Labor Relations
R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-12-17
§ 28-12-17. Payment of substandard wages.
Any employer who pays or agrees to pay wages at a rate less than the rate applicable under this chapter shall be deemed in violation of this chapter and shall, upon conviction, be fined not less than one hundred dollars ($100) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500) or imprisoned for not less than ten (10) days nor more than ninety (90) days, or both, and each week for any portion of which the employer failed to pay any employee less than the rate applicable under this chapter shall constitute a separate offense as to each employee.
History of Section.
P.L. 1956, ch. 3745, § 12; G.L. 1956, § 28-12-17.