Title 42
State Affairs and Government

Chapter 16.1
Department of Labor and Training

R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-16.1-18

§ 42-16.1-18. Confidentiality.

(a) Except as provided in subsection (b) of this section, the department of labor and training shall not release information to any individual not connected with the department relative to any employee’s workers’ compensation claim, including, but not limited to, information obtained from the employee, records or reports of employers, insurers or the courts, or from permanent records of the department.

(b) The department of labor and training may release information to the individual workers’ compensation claimant, employer, insurer or their attorney upon a written request, specific as to the information being requested, that identifies the parties involved in the dispute and that specifies the requestor’s relationship to the parties and the reason why the records are being requested.

History of Section.
P.L. 2013, ch. 445, § 7; P.L. 2013, ch. 475, § 7.