Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 42
Employment Security — General Provisions

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-42-14

 28-42-14.  Employees of governmental entities.

For the purposes of 28-42-13 and 28-42-13.1, "employment" does not include services performed in the employ of a "governmental entity" as defined in 28-42-3(22) by an individual in the exercise of duties:

(1) As an elected official;

(2) As a member of a legislative body, or a member of the judiciary of a state or political subdivision;

(3) As a member of the national guard or air national guard;

(4) As an employee serving on a temporary basis in case of fire, storm, snow, earthquake, flood, or similar emergency; or

(5) In a position which, under or pursuant to the laws of this state, is designated as a:

(i) Major non-tenure policymaking or advisory position; or

(ii) Policymaking or advisory position, the performance of the duties of which ordinarily does not require more than eight (8) hours per week.

History of Section.
G.L. 1938, ch. 284, 23; P.L. 1955, ch. 3428, 1; G.L. 1956, 28-42-14; P.L. 1971, ch. 94, 6; P.L. 1977, ch. 92, 5.