Labor and Employment in Rhode Island: A Guide to Employment Laws, Regulations, and Practices
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This single-volume desktop reference provides basic information concerning the laws, regulations, and policies affecting labor and employment in Rhode Island. The book may be used to help develop personnel policies and as a resource for answers to questions on employment law issues. It offers solid guidance on important new procedures and potential sources of liability and keeps you abreast of important regulations governing all aspects of the employer-employee relationship - from hiring to termination or retirement.
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 Hiring
Chapter 2 Hours of Work and Payment of Wages
Chapter 3 Health and Safety Standards
Chapter 4 Employment Discrimination Laws
Chapter 5 Performance Appraisal, Progressive Discipline, and Personnel Files
Chapter 6 Employee Privacy
Chapter 7 Defamation and the Employment Relationship
Chapter 8 Labor Relations, Union Organizing, Collective Bargaining, and Strikes
Chapter 9 Employer Liability for Employees' Acts
Chapter 10 Private Health Care and Life Insurance
Chapter 11 Employee Disability, Death, and Workers' Compensation
Chapter 12 Employee Retirement Benefits
Chapter 13 Termination of Employment
Chapter 14 Plant Closing and Mass Layoffs
Chapter 15 The Management Audit-A Preventive Tool
Chapter 16 Alternative Dispute Resolution