July 19, 2018 | Employment Law |

No More Agency Fees for Public Employees

By Attorneys Samantha M. Vasques and William E. O’Gara

For over forty years, public-sector unions could impose what were known as “agency fees” on non-members. The logic was that a union serving as the exclusive representative of a unit…

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May 15, 2018 | Employment Law |

New Law Alert: Use Hands Free Device While Driving in Rhode Island

By Attorney Brian J. Lamoureux

Rhode Island’s new “hands-free” driving law goes into effect on June 1, 2018. This law prohibits you from holding your phone up to your ear while driving. The law permits…

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