Labor and Labor Relations

The Rhode Island Whistleblowers' Protection Act

SECTION 28-50-4

§ 28-50-4. Relief and damages.

(a) A person who alleges a violation of this act may bring a civil action for appropriate injunctive relief, or actual damages, or both within three (3) years after the occurrence of the alleged violation of this chapter.

(b) An action commenced pursuant to subsection (a) of this section may be brought in the superior court for the county where the alleged violation occurred, the county where the complainant resides, or the county where the person against whom the civil complaint is filed resides or has their principal place of business.

(c) As used in subsection (a) of this section, "damages" means damages for injury or loss caused by each violation of this chapter.

(d) [Deleted by P.L. 2012, ch. 306, § 5 and P.L. 2012, ch. 344, § 5.]

History of Section.
(P.L. 1995, ch. 308, § 2; P.L. 2012, ch. 306, § 5; P.L. 2012, ch. 344, § 5.)