2023 Rhode Island General Laws
Title 28 - Labor and Labor Relations
Chapter 28-5 - Fair Employment Practices
Section 28-5-29.1. - Punitive damages.

Universal Citation: RI Gen L § 28-5-29.1. (2023)

§ 28-5-29.1. Punitive damages.

In addition to the remedies provided in § 28-5-24, where the challenged conduct is shown to be motivated by malice or ill will or when the action involves reckless or callous indifference to the statutorily protected rights of others, the court may award punitive damages; provided, that punitive damages shall not be available against the state or its political subdivisions.

History of Section.
P.L. 1991, ch. 135, § 1; P.L. 1991, ch. 343, § 1.

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