November 9, 2017
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This act requires employers with 18 or more employees in Rhode Island to provide their employees with one hour of paid sick and safe leave time for every 35 hours worked up to a maximum of:
Employers with fewer than 18 employees must provide employees with three days of unpaid leave per year.
Employers must identify an employee by a preferred gender, name, and/or pronoun, including gender-neutral pronouns, if asked to do so by the employee unless the employer is legally obligated to use an employee’s gender or legal name as indicated in a government-issued document. Unless there is a qualified business reason, employers may not ask about an applicant’s sex, including gender, gender identity, or gender expression; and/or pronouns.
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