Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Rhode Island?
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
Below are some of the most significant employment-related Rhode Island laws applying to private employers and who must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.
|Civil Rights of People with Disabilities||All employers|
|Family Military Leave Act||Employers with 15 or more employees|
|Genetic testing law||All employers|
|Hazardous Substances Right-to-Know Act||All employers|
|Homeless Bill of Rights||All employers|
|Medical Marijuana Act||All employers|
|Public Health and Workplace Safety Act||All employers|
|Rhode Island Civil Rights Act (CRA)||All employers|
|Rhode Island Parental and Family Medical Leave Act (RIPFMLA)||Employers with 50 or more employees|
|Rhode Island Whistleblowers' Protection Act||All employers|
|Rhode Island Workplace Violence Protection Act||All employers|
|State Fair Employment Practices Act||Employers with four or more employees, employment agencies and state employers|
|Student and Employee Social Media Privacy Act||All employers|
|Temporary caregiver insurance law (TCI)||All employers|
|Victim's Bill of Rights||All employers|
|Volunteer Firefighter and Emergency Technician Protection Act||All employers|
|Workers' Compensation Act||All employers|
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