Labor and Labor Relations

Duty to Work in Time of War

SECTION 28-2-6

§ 28-2-6. Penalty for failure to do assigned work.

Any person failing or refusing to do, or to continue to do, the work assigned to him, or who, in the meanwhile, has not become regularly or continuously employed in some lawful, useful and recognized business, occupation, trade, profession, or employment, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall pay a fine of not more than one hundred dollars ($100), or be imprisoned for a term not exceeding three (3) months, or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1918, ch. 1661, § 6; G.L. 1923, ch. 90, § 6; G.L. 1938, ch. 288, § 6; G.L. 1956, § 28-2-6.)