Workplace Security: Rhode Island
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Leanne Coffman
- Rhode Island has adopted the Uniform Trade Secret Act. See Trade Secrets.
- The state has laws in place requiring notification to affected residents if a data breach occurs. See Identity Theft and Data Breach Notification Regulations.
- The employer may file a restraining order or file an injunction to protect workers from violence on the job. See Preventing Workplace Violence.
- Rhode Island employers must address emergency procedures under federal or state requirements. See Emergency Plans and Emergency Closings.