Chapter 196
2024 -- S 2128
Enacted 06/17/2024

A N   A C T
RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- POSTING OF VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES

Introduced By: Senators E Morgan, Felag, F. Lombardi, Ciccone, Lombardo, and Tikoian

Date Introduced: January 12, 2024

It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
     SECTION 1. Title 28 of the General Laws entitled "LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS"
is hereby amended by adding thereto the following chapter:
CHAPTER 60
POSTING OF VETERANS' BENEFITS AND SERVICES
     28-60-1. Posting of veterans' benefits and services.
     (a) The department of labor and training shall consult with the office of veterans services
to create and distribute a veterans' benefits and services poster.
     (b) Such poster shall, at a minimum, include information regarding the following services
available to veterans:
     (1) Contact and website information for the office of veterans services and the department's
veterans' program;
     (2) Substance abuse and mental health treatment;
     (3) Educational, workforce, and training resources;
     (4) Tax benefits;
     (5) Rhode Island state veteran drivers' licenses and non-driver identification cards;
     (6) Eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits under state and/or federal law;
     (7) Legal services; and
     (8) Contact information for the United States Department of Veterans Affairs veterans
crisis line.
     (c) Every employer in the state with more than fifty (50) full-time equivalent employees
shall display the poster created pursuant to this section in a conspicuous place accessible to
employees in the workplace.
     SECTION 3. This act shall take effect on January 1, 2025.
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