Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 44
Employment Security — Benefits

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-44-49

 28-44-49.  Conclusiveness of decisions — Reopening for fraud or coercion.

(a) All final determinations and decisions shall be conclusive upon all parties in interest including the director.

(b) The director, appeal tribunal, or board of review shall reopen a determination or decision or revoke permission for withdrawal of an appeal if:

(1) He or she or it finds that a worker or employer has been defrauded or coerced in connection with the determination, decision, or withdrawal of the appeal; and

(2) The defrauded or coerced person informs the appropriate officer or body of the fraud or coercion within sixty (60) days after he or she has become aware of the fraud or within sixty (60) days after the coercion has been removed.

History of Section.
G.L. 1938, ch. 284, 8; P.L. 1949, ch. 2175, 1; impl. am. P.L. 1953, ch. 3206, 1; G.L. 1956, 28-44-49.