Labor and Labor Relations
Employment Security — Contributions
R.I. Gen. Laws § 28-43-21
§ 28-43-21. Notice of transfer of business — Contributions due immediately.
The sale or transfer by any employer other than receivers, assignees under a voluntary assignment for the benefit of creditors, trustees in bankruptcy, or public officers acting under judicial process, of the major part in value of the assets of that employer otherwise than in the ordinary course of trade and the regular and usual prosecution of that employer's business shall be fraudulent and void as against the state, unless that employer, at least five (5) days before the sale or transfer, notifies the director of the proposed sale or transfer and of the price, terms, and conditions of the sale and of the character and location of those assets. Whenever that employer makes the sale or transfer, all contributions imposed by this chapter shall be paid at the time when the director is notified, or, if he or she is not notified, at the time when he or she should have been notified.
History of Section.
G.L. 1938, ch. 284, § 14; P.L. 1956, ch. 3665, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 28-43-21; P.L. 1958, ch. 184, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 280, § 1.