Other Leaves: Rhode Island
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- There are various types of leave that may be available to an employee in Rhode Island. See Leaves of Absence.
- Rhode Island eligible employees may be entitled to leave under the Rhode Island Parental and Family Medical Leave Act. See Family and Medical Leaves of Absence.
- The Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act requires covered Rhode Island employers to provide paid sick and safe leave to eligible employees. See Paid Sick Leave.
- Rhode Island covered employers must provide eligible employees with leave to attend school conferences or other school-related activities for the employee's child. See School Involvement Leave.
- Employers are required to provide employees with time off to attend jury duty. See Jury Duty Leave.
- An employer must allow an employee to take unpaid time off from work to respond to a subpoena to give evidence or testify before a court or before any judicial, quasi-judicial or another administrative body or entity with the authority to issue subpoenas. See Witness Duty Leave.
- A covered employer must provide an employee who is a crime victim with leave to attend court proceedings related to the crime. See Crime Victim Leave.
- Rhode Island employees must be provided with a leave of absence for military training or active duty. See Military Leave.
- Employers must provide leave to volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians responding to an emergency. See Emergency Responder Leave.