Rhode Island Questions and Answers

I have worked in a non profit school for over 10 years...Every 5 years you are award one week. I have accumulated 4 weeks.. In April I was told that the school is closing. Now my boss is saying she is not paying out vacation because this year is not over.
I have worked in a non profit school for over 10 years...Every 5 years you are award one week. I have accumulated 4 weeks.. In April I was told that the school is closing. Now my boss is saying she is...
2 answers  |  asked Jun 16, 2019 2:01 PM [EST]  |  applies to Rhode Island

Is refusal to pay salary of minority shareholder a violation of wage and hour laws?
Majority shareholder (70%) and minority shareholder (30%) are shareholders in a law firm with two other employees. Minority shareholder is not involved in management of firm. Minority shareholder rece...
1 answer  |  asked Nov 10, 2018 3:57 PM [EST]  |  applies to Rhode Island

Do I have to pay back a relocation package that I signed under duress, meaning that I had to relocate or get fired?
I had the option of relocating or lose my job. Now I found another job outside of the company however it’s less than the 24 month relocation period. Am I obligated to pay this pay even though I was ...
1 answer  |  asked May 27, 2018 11:26 AM [EST]  |  applies to Rhode Island

i work in Rhode Island. If I get called in on my day off to give an insulin shot, does my employer have to pay me
I am a LPN. I was called in on my day off to give aninsulin shot. Does my employer have to pay me for my time? Also, can I be mandated to stay for an additional shift if the next shift calls out?
1 answer  |  asked May 26, 2017 8:27 PM [EST]  |  applies to Rhode Island

My position was terminated today , I was given a final paycheck minus the negative PTO I had . I am salary now , I was considered hourly when I originally went negative with vaca time. There was no written policy or a signature from me agreeing to lose th
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1 answer  |  asked Feb 12, 2016 3:29 PM [EST]  |  applies to Rhode Island

Can my employer pay severance to my coworker but not to me?
My coworker received a severance pay when he was laid off a month ago. I was laid off last week and received none. I have been working longer than him. Can my employer choose to whom they give severan...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 24, 2009 5:51 PM [EST]  |  applies to Rhode Island

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