§21-1-2. Appointment of Commissioner of Labor; qualifications;
term of office; salary.
The state Commissioner of Labor shall be appointed by the
Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. He or
she shall be a competent person, who is identified with the labor
interests of the state. The Commissioner of Labor in office on the
effective date of this section shall, unless sooner removed,
continue to serve until his or her term expires and his or her
successor has been appointed and has qualified. On or before the
first day of April, one thousand nine hundred forty-one, and on or
before the first day of April of each fourth year thereafter, the
Governor shall appoint a Commissioner of Labor to serve for a term
of four years, commencing on said first day of April. The
commissioner shall receive an annual salary as provided in section
two-a, article seven, chapter six of this code.