§ 28-57-2. Legislative purpose.
The purpose of this chapter is to ensure that employees in Rhode Island can address their own health and safety needs, as well as the health and safety needs of their family members, by requiring employers to allow employees to earn a minimum level of paid leave time, including time to care for their family members, and allow for ease and uniformity of administration for the business community in providing paid leave for their employees.
(P.L. 2017, ch. 347, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 357, § 1.)