Labor and Labor Relations

The Rhode Island Whistleblowers' Protection Act

SECTION 28-50-5

§ 28-50-5. Reinstatement.

A court, in rendering a judgment in an action brought under this act, shall order, as the court considers appropriate, reinstatement of the employee, the payment of back wages, full reinstatement of fringe benefits and seniority rights, actual damages, or any combination of these remedies. A court may also award the complainant all or a portion of the costs of litigation, including attorneys' fees if the court determines that the award is appropriate.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 308, § 2; P.L. 1999, ch. 104, § 1; P.L. 1999, ch. 190, § 1.)