Labor and Labor Relations

Payment of Wages

SECTION 28-14-23

§ 28-14-23. Assignment of wage claims to director – Prosecution of actions.

The director shall have the power and authority to:

(1) Take assignments of wage claims and rights of action for penalties as provided by §§ 28-14-17 and 28-14-18 without being bound by any of the technical rules with reference to the validity of the assignments;

(2) Prosecute actions for the collection of the claims of persons who, in the judgment of the director, have claims which are valid and enforceable in the courts; and

(3) Join various claimants in one preferred claim or lien, and in case of suit to join them in one cause of action.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1941, ch. 1069, § 9; P.L. 1955, ch. 3588, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-14-23.)