Fair Employment Practices

260-RICR-30-05-8 ACTIVE RULE

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8.3Wage Differential for Comparable Work Based on Protected Class Characteristics Prohibited

8.4Posting of Rights


8.6Retaliation Prohibited

8.7Stay on Penalties

8.8Wage History, Ranges, and Discussion



Title 260 Department of Labor and Training
Chapter 30 Workforce Regulation and Safety
Subchapter 05 Labor Standards
Part 8 Fair Employment Practices
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Active
Effective 01/01/2023

Regulation Authority:

R.I. Gen. Laws § R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-6-23

Purpose and Reason:

R.I. Gen. Laws Section 28-6-23 charges the Department with the coordination of implementation and enforcement of the Act and calls on it to promulgate regulations or guidance in furtherance of this charge. The Act is intended to combat wage discrimination based on race or color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, age, or country of ancestral origin by strengthening and closing gaps in existing wage discrimination laws.