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July 2017 Archives

Your rights as an employee and special needs parent

Being the parent of a child with special needs comes with a lot of responsibility. Not only do parents need to know how to properly care for their children, but they might not be able to leave their job to care for their children full-time. If parents still need to work, they should also know their rights as the caregiver of a child with special needs.

Girl requires surgery after saving boy from dog bites

A 10-year-old girl is in need of multiple surgeries after saving her 7-year-old friend from a vicious dog attack in Bridgeport. The two children were playing with a pit bull on Wednesday afternoon in a home, according to a police spokesperson, when the pit bull attacked the boy.

4 actions that could violate your FMLA rights

Needing time away from work can make you and many other Rhode Island residents feel uncomfortable. You may have uncertainties about how to go about requesting time off or feel anxious that you could suffer negative repercussions for taking an extended leave. However, certain laws protect you from employer retaliation if you qualify for such protection under the stipulations of the law.

What can I include in a prenuptial agreement?

Marriage is an exciting time in life that should be enjoyed to the fullest. You want to savor the moment, especially those leading up to the big day when planning. One of the most common plans that gets overlooked is the creation of the prenuptial agreement. So, what can I include in the prenup?

Spotting sexual harassment in the workplace in Rhode Island

Sexual harassment to this day is still an issue in the workplace. Even with all of the laws in place protecting employees from this crime, people still find it necessary to harass others sexually. Sexual harassment can occur on purpose or innocently, which is when people tell jokes or don't mean any harm by what they say.

Fighting back against sex discrimination in the workplace

Despite state and federal laws banning discrimination and harassment in the workplace, Rhode Island workers may still face mistreatment while on the job. This is disheartening, and workers who experience any type of discrimination may be unsure of legal options and the most appropriate course of action. If you believe that you are a victim, it is not something that you must face alone.

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