Work & Family Policy Database
Small Necessities Leave
State: Rhode Island
Subject: Small Necessities Leave, Job-Protected Leave
Statute/Code Cite: R.I. Gen. Laws Secs. 28-48 et. seq.
Summary: Workers with one year of job tenure in businesses with 50 or more employees are entitled to ten hours of leave annually in order to participate in their child’s school-related activities.
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