Rhode Island Legal Updates

Compliance Law Updates Recently Announced:

Last Updated: 5/13/2024

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Rhode Island Legal Updates:

August 2023

  • Rhode Island Limits Use of Nondisclosure and Nondisparagement Agreements
  • Rhode Island Amends Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act, Expanding Covered Employees–Includes Updated Policy
  • New Rhode Island Law Addresses Employee Misclassification
  • Rhode Island Expands Remedies Available Under Various Employment-Related Laws

February 2023

  • Rhode Island Issues Final Rule Clarifying Equal Pay and Wage Transparency Law

January 2023

  • Rhode Island Amends Health Insurance Law to Require Special Enrollment Period for Pregnant Individuals (effective 01/01/23)
  • Rhode Island Enacts Significant Amendments to Pay Equity Law, Including Wage Disclosure Protections and Salary History Ban and Notice Requirement
    • Now Updated to Include Sample Policy (effective 01/01/23)
  • Rhode Island Issues Final Rule Clarifying Equal Pay and Wage Transparency Law (effective 01/01/23)

December 2022

  • Pennsylvania Amends Law on Unemployment Insurance to Allow Benefits for Eligible Military Spouses
  • Pennsylvania Expands Definition of “Personal Information” for Purposes of Data Security Breach Notification

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