Title 28
Labor and Labor Relations

Chapter 44
Employment Security — Benefits

R.I. Gen. Laws 28-44-7



 28-44-7.  Partial unemployment benefits.

For weeks beginning on or after July 1, 1983, an individual partially unemployed and eligible in any week shall be paid sufficient benefits with respect to that week, so that the individual's week's wages, rounded to the next higher multiple of one dollar ($1.00), as defined in 28-42-3(26), and the individual's benefits combined will equal in amount the weekly benefit rate to which the individual would be entitled if totally unemployed in that week. For weeks beginning on or after May 23, 2021, through June 30, 2022, an individual partially unemployed and eligible in any week shall be paid benefits in an amount equal to the weekly benefit rate to which the individual would be entitled if totally unemployed in that week less any wages earned in that week, as defined in 28-42-3(26), and the individual's benefits combined may not exceed in amount one hundred and fifty percent (150%) of the individual's weekly benefit rate.

History of Section.
P.L. 1936, ch. 2333, 6; P.L. 1937, ch. 2556, 1; G.L. 1938, ch. 284, 6; P.L. 1939, ch. 670, 4; P.L. 1947, ch. 1923, art. 1, 2; P.L. 1949, ch. 2175, 1; P.L. 1950, ch. 2539, 1; P.L. 1951, ch. 2833, 1; P.L. 1953, ch. 3206, 2; G.L. 1956, 28-44-7; P.L. 1983, ch. 63, 2; P.L. 2021, ch. 17, 2, effective May 21, 2021; P.L. 2021, ch. 18, 2, effective May 21, 2021.