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Reasonable Workplace Accommodations for Disabilities: Addressing Changing Needs in Rhode Island

State and federal laws require employers to provide reasonable workplace accommodations for those with temporary or permanent disabilities. Discuss your options with a dedicated Rhode ...
Employment Law

Employee Rights Against Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The world of sexual harassment in the workplace is complex and nuanced. Enlist the guidance of an experienced and caring Rhode Island employment law attorney ...
Employment Law

New Overtime Rule Raising Salary Thresholds for Exemptions

On April 23, 2024 the U.S. Department of Labor finalized a substantial update to overtime rules, raising the standard salary threshold for exempt employees and ...
Employment Law

What to Do When You’re Wrongfully Terminated in Rhode Island

If you think you may have been wrongfully terminated from your job because of discrimination, for taking protected leave, in retaliation for protected conduct, or ...
Civil RightsLegal News

Landmark Legislation Introduced In The General Assembly To Provide Remedies For Violations Of State Constitutional Rights

On February 15, 2024, landmark legislation was introduced in the General Assembly to provide something most Rhode Island thought they already had:  a remedy for violations ...
Employment Law

What Defines Sexual Harassment in Rhode Island and Massachusetts?

Federal and state laws protect Rhode Island employees from being victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. Unwanted touching, suggestive comments, and other advances can ...
Employment Law

Understanding Unpaid Wait Time and Employee Misclassification in Rhode Island

The misclassification of an employee can negatively impact workers in several ways, such as denying them overtime, paid time off, paid wait time, and other ...
Firm News

Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd. Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Sinapi Law Associates proudly supports RI Latino Dollars for Scholars, Inc. (“LADO”) in their efforts to provide academic scholarships ...
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Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd. Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers in America® 2024

Sinapi Law Associates, Ltd. is proud to announce that three of our attorneys, Richard Sinapi, Danilo Borgas, and Chloe Davis, have recently been recognized by ...

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