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The Labor Standards Unit is charged with administering and enforcing the labor laws that affect the workforce within the State of Rhode Island.

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A Guide to Wage and Workplaces Laws in RI

Labor Standards investigates wage complaints throughout Rhode Island, and compliance issues, such as child labor, minimum wage, overtime, sick/safe leave, Sunday/holiday premium pay, Parental and Family Medical Leave Act, Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act, and industrial homework.

Labor Standards also oversees the hiring of minors and ensuring compliance of Rhode Island's wage and hour laws.




Contact Labor Standards by telephone at (401) 462-8550 or email
Center General Complex, 1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI | Fax: (401) 462-8528



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