Lori Caron Silveira

Lori Caron Silveira

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

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New Protection For Pregnant Employees

For decades, the Rhode Island Fair Employment Practices Act has protected pregnant employees from termination or other adverse job action on account of pregnancy. Now, the Rhode Island General Assembly has taken pregnancy...more

9/29/2015 - ADA Adverse Employment Action Amended Legislation Disability Disability Discrimination Fair Employment Practices Act Pregnancy Pregnancy Discrimination Reasonable Accommodation

Client Alert: New Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law

In November 2014, Massachusetts voters went to the polls and passed a law requiring all employers to allow employees to earn at least one (1) hour of sick time for every thirty (30) hours worked, up to forty (40) hours per...more

7/14/2015 - Earned Sick Time Notice Requirements Recordkeeping Requirements Retaliation Safe Harbors Sick Leave Sick Pay Vesting

Coming Soon: The Rhode Island Quasi-Public Corporations Accountability and Transparency Act

Lawyers, accountants and others involved with the more than 20 quasi-state entities here in Rhode Island should be aware that the State Department of Administration Bureau of Audits has begun preparing for the January 1, 2015...more

11/6/2014 - Compliance Government Entities Transparency

Banning the Box From Your Employment Application

As the New Year approaches, you are expecting better economic times ahead and a more profitable year for your business. Jumpstarting your entrepreneurial endeavors by hiring more help seems like the way to go, so you place...more

12/6/2013 - Civil Rights Act Convictions Criminal Background Checks EEOC FEPA Hiring & Firing Job Applicants Title VII

New Law – Bi-weekly Payment of Wages

As of January 1, 2014, a newly-enacted section of the Rhode Island Payment of Wages Act will allow certain private sector employers to pay their employees less frequently than weekly. Employers who wish to run less frequent...more

11/4/2013 - Compliance DOL Employee Rights Minimum Wage Wages

Obamacare Compliance - Employer Alert

Are you thinking that if your company has fewer than 50 employees, none of the obligations imposed on employers by the Affordable Care Act apply to you? ...more


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