Rhode Island salon employee’s lawsuit gets a trim

The decision provides a reminder that employees must tie their FLSA claims to unpaid minimum wages or overtime, and that private individuals (as opposed to the government) lack standing to sue for alleged violations of the state’s Sunday and holiday pay statute.

State of the law: noncompete agreements in Rhode Island

On July 15, 2019, Governor Gina Raimondo signed the Rhode Island Noncompetition Agreement Act into law. Beginning on January 15, 2020, the statute will place new limits on the enforceability of noncompete agreements in the Ocean State.

Our 2017 Annual Seminar Debrief

2017 Annual Employment & Labor Law Seminar Debrief On April 6, 2017 – before a lively and engaged crowd – we hosted our annual Employment & Labor Law Seminar for clients and employers. Tim Cavazza’s session focused on the latest trends at the National Labor...

04-29-16 Law Day Presentation by R. Corrente

2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Miranda v. Arizona, which recognized a criminal suspect’s right to be advised of his or her Constitutional right against self-incrimination and right to counsel.  As part of the 2016 Law...

04-15-16 Presentation by S. Rapport Debrief

On April 15, 2016 Sara Rapport presented at and participated in the annual Rhode Island Labor and Employment Law Conference, which convened at the W. Alton Jones Campus of the University of Rhode Island under the leadership of Mark Grossman and other faculty at the...

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