Labor and Labor Relations

Wage Discrimination Based on Sex

SECTION 28-6-17

§ 28-6-17. Definitions.

(a) "Director" means the director of labor and training.

(b) "Employee" as used in §§ 28-6-17 – 28-6-21 means any person employed for hire by any employer in any lawful employment, but does not include persons engaged in domestic service in the home of the employer, or employees of any social club, fraternal, charitable, educational, religious, scientific, or literary association, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private individual.

(c) "Employer" includes any person acting in the interest of an employer directly or indirectly.

(d) "Employment" means any employment under contract of hire, expressed or implied, written or oral, including all contracts entered into by helpers and assistants of employees, whether paid by employer or employee, if employed with the knowledge, actual or constructive, of the employer in which all or the greater part of the work is to be performed within the state.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1946, ch. 1786, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-6-17.)