60-2-6Contract for service limited to two years.

No contract to render personal service may be enforced against the employee beyond the term of two years from the commencement of service under the contract, but if the employee voluntarily continues services under the contract beyond that time, the contract may be referred to as affording a presumptive measure of the consideration.

Source: CivC 1877, § 1137; CL 1887, § 3760; RCivC 1903, § 1456; RC 1919, § 1080; SDC 1939, § 17.0104; SL 2008, ch 276, § 11.