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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Wage Theft to Become a Felony in Rhode Island Starting January 1, 2024

On June 22, 2023, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee signed legislation increasing the possible criminal penalty for an employer committing wage theft to that of ...
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Faith Gets a Fair Shake: Supreme Court Bolsters Protections for Religious Accommodations in the Workplace

In a unanimous decision on June 29, 2023, the Supreme Court in Groff v. DeJoy, Postmaster General, No. 22-174, overturned lower court decisions and reiterated ...
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A Worker’s Right to Mobility: Unpacking the NLRB Memo on Non-Compete Agreements

On May 30, 2023, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), a government agency vested with safeguarding employees' rights, issued a crucial memorandum targeting a long-standing ...

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