Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 55
Motor Fuel Distribution and Sales

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-55-6

§ 5-55-6. Dealer trade associations.

No supplier shall hinder, coerce, or threaten any dealer for the purpose of preventing him or her from joining any trade association made up of dealers. Dealers have a right to select bargaining agents to negotiate and deal with suppliers on an individual basis on matters having to do with their supplier-dealer relationship. Suppliers shall be obliged to bargain in good faith with selected agents by the dealers. That bargaining activity shall be pursued to the maximum extent permitted by law.

History of Section.
P.L. 1976, ch. 324, § 1.