Health and Safety
Licensing of Healthcare Facilities
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17-48
§ 23-17-48. Labor disputes/actions.
Health care facilities shall provide the licensing agency with prompt notice of pending and actual labor disputes/actions which would impact delivery of patient care services including, but not limited to, strikes, walk-outs, and strike notices. Health care facilities shall provide a plan, acceptable to the director, for continued operation of the facility, suspension of operations, or closure in the event of an actual or potential labor dispute/action. The director of health has the authority to promulgate rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.
History of Section.
P.L. 1999, ch. 39, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 52, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 88, § 1.