Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 56
Employee Social Media Privacy

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-56-5

 28-56-5.  Exceptions.

(a) This chapter shall not apply to information about an applicant or employee that is publicly available.

(b) This chapter shall not prohibit or restrict an employer from complying with a duty to screen employees or applicants before hiring or to monitor or retain employee communications that is established by a self-regulatory organization as defined by the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, 15 U.S.C. 78c(a)(26), or under state or federal law or regulation to the extent necessary to supervise communications of regulated financial institutions insurance or securities licensees for banking insurance or securities related business purposes.

History of Section.
P.L. 2014, ch. 188, 3; P.L. 2014, ch. 207, 3.