Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 39
Temporary Disability Insurance — General Provisions

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-39-19

 28-39-19.  Information held confidential.

Every employee of the department of labor and training is expressly prohibited from divulging to any individual not officially connected with the department: (1) any information obtained by the employee in the regular course of duty, or from the records and reports of employing units, or from the permanent records of the department, which would reveal the identity of any individual or employing unit; (2) the number of persons employed by any employing unit; (3) matters relating to employment of any employing unit; (4) the wages earned or paid to any individual; (5) the hours worked by an individual; (6) the type of sickness suffered by any individual; or (7) any other information relative to the temporary disability claim or payment of it; provided, that this prohibition shall not apply to information concerning wages earned or paid requested in a family court proceeding pursuant to 15-5-24 and 15-5-25 or to information concerning wages earned or paid requested in a superior court proceeding pursuant to 12-25-3 and 12-25-7.

History of Section.
P.L. 1942, ch. 1200, 9; P.L. 1947, ch. 1950, 1; P.L. 1949, ch. 2176, 1; impl. am. P.L. 1951, ch. 2841, 2; G.L. 1956, 28-39-19; P.L. 1986, ch. 233, 1; P.L. 1989, ch. 421, 1.