Every employer subject to any provision of this chapter, or of any regulation or order issued under this chapter, shall make and keep for a period of not less than three (3) years in or about the premises where any employee is employed a record of the name, address, and occupation of each of his or her employees, the rate of pay, and the amount paid each pay period to each employee, the hours worked each day and each work week by the employee, and any other information that the director of labor and training shall prescribe by regulation as necessary or appropriate for the enforcement of the provisions of this chapter or the regulations or orders issued under this chapter. The records shall be open for inspection or transcription by the director of labor and training or his or her authorized representative at any reasonable time. Every employer shall furnish to the director of labor and training or to his or her authorized representative on demand a sworn statement of the records and information upon forms prescribed or approved by the director of labor and training.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1956, ch. 3745, § 10; G.L. 1956, § 28-12-12; P.L. 1992, ch. 44, § 1.)

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws 28-12-12. Records of employers

  • Director: means the director of labor and training or his or her designee unless specifically stated otherwise. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2
  • Employee: includes any individual suffered or permitted to work by an employer;

    (6) "Employee" shall not include:

    (i) Any individual employed in domestic service or in or about a private home;

    (ii) Any individual employed by the United States;

    (iii) Any individual engaged in the activities of an educational, charitable, religious, or nonprofit organization where the employer-employee relationship does not, in fact, exist, or where the services rendered to the organizations are on a voluntary basis;

    (iv) Newspaper deliverers on home delivery, shoe shiners in shoe shine establishments, caddies on golf courses, pin persons in bowling alleys, ushers in theatres;

    (v) Traveling salespersons or outside salespersons;

    (vi) Service performed by an individual in the employ of his or her son, daughter, or spouse and service performed by a child under the age of twenty-one (21) in the employ of his or her father or mother;

    (vii) Any individual employed between May 1 and October 1 in a resort establishment that regularly serves meals to the general public and that is open for business not more than six (6) months a year;

    (viii) Any individual employed by an organized camp that does not operate for more than seven (7) months in any calendar year. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-12-2

  • Employer: includes any individual, partnership, association, corporation, business trust, or any person, or group of persons, acting directly, or indirectly, in the interest of an employer, in relation to an employee;

    (8) "Occupation" means any occupation, service, trade, business, industry, or branch or group of industries or employment or class of employment in which individuals are gainfully employed;

    (9) "Wage" means compensation due to an employee by reason of his or her employment. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-12-2

  • Occupation: means any occupation, service, trade, business, industry, or branch or group of industries or employment or class of employment in which individuals are gainfully employed;

    (9) "Wage" means compensation due to an employee by reason of his or her employment. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-12-2