A few weeks ago we alerted you to the fact that although the somewhat infamous bi-weekly pay law was set to go into effect on January 1, 2014, neither the required application nor the governing regulations had been finalized...more
With January 1, 2014 fast approaching, many Rhode Island employers excited about the prospect of moving to a bi-weekly payroll system are wondering how to make the switch. The new law requires the filing of a petition, a...more
By October 1, 2013, employers must notify their current employees, in writing, about their health insurance options under the new Health Exchanges in 2014.
The notice requirement applies to all employers subject to the...more
The Rhode Island Legislature finished a busy season on the labor law front, passing a number of new laws that await the Governor’s signature. Among the highlights...more
The Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) provides guidelines which must be followed in order for employers to gather certain information about employees or applicants. Generally, there are two types of reports: a consumer...more
Qualified employees with a disability are entitled to a reasonable accommodation from their employer to enable them to perform the essential functions of their job. One of the most difficult issues employers face is...more