Negative Commandment #154
Sefer Ha’mitzvos Ha’Katzar (The concise book of mitzvos)
By the Chofetz Chaim
This book lists the Torah mitzvos that can be observed today
Second Section – the Negative Commandments
154. It is a negative commandment "do not do any work on Shmini Atzeres"
As it states in Vayikra (Leviticus) 23:36, "The eighth day shall be holy... a day of assembly, no work shall be done on it."
This applies in all places and at all times, for men and for women.