2014 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 28 - Labor and Labor Relations
Chapter 28-56 - Employee Social Media Privacy
Section 28-56-4 - Disciplinary actions prohibited.

RI Gen L § 28-56-4 (2014) What's This?

§ 28-56-4 Disciplinary actions prohibited. – No employer shall:

(1) Discharge, discipline, or otherwise penalize or threaten to discharge, discipline, or otherwise penalize any employee for an employee's refusal to disclose or provide access to any information specified in § 28-56-2, or for refusal to add the employer to his or her list of contacts associated with a personal social media account, or to alter the settings associated with a personal social media account, as specified in § 28-56-3; or

(2) Fail or refuse to hire any applicant as a result of the applicant's refusal to disclose or provide access to any information specified in § 28-56-2, or for refusal to add the employer or their agent to their list of contacts associated with a personal social media account, or to alter the settings associated with a personal social media account, as specified in § 28-56-3.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2014, ch. 188, § 3; P.L. 2014, ch. 207, § 3.)

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