Terms of Employment: Rhode Island
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Jessica Sussman
- Rhode Island's Fair Employment Practices Act prohibits discrimination in employment based on certain protected characteristics. See State Fair Employment Practices Act.
- Rhode Island employees are presumed to be at-will. See At-Will Employment.
- Rhode Island courts enforce restrictive covenants if the terms are reasonable and necessary to protect certain business interests of the employer. See Restrictive Covenants.