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New Rhode Island Law Limits Non-Compete Agreements

New Rhode Island Law Limits Non-Compete Agreements

Rhode Island recently joined a growing list of states with laws limiting the ability of employers to use non-compete agreements in the workplace. Employers often insist that employees sign non-compete agreements which would restrict an employee’s ability to work in...

Cautionary Insight Regarding Bonuses and The Wage Act

Massachusetts and Rhode Island are among those states that have enacted a Wage Act, under which employees who receive less than their full compensation due can sue for treble damages. In fact, in Massachusetts, a Wage Act violation leads to mandatory treble damages....