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Employer Liability: Rhode Island

Employer Liability requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Brian J. Lamoureux, and William E. O'Gara, Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC


  • For most private sector employers in Rhode Island, liability for unfair labor practices is governed almost exclusively by the National Labor Relations Act. See Unfair Labor Practices
  • Private Rhode Island employers are able to obtain an injunction from the courts in certain circumstances. See Strikes and Injunctions