|§ 28-6.12-1||Employee privacy protection|
Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 28-6.12
- Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
- Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
- Employee: means any person who has entered into the employment of or works under contract of service or apprenticeship with any employer, except that in the case of a city or town other than the city of Providence it shall only mean that class or those classes of employees as may be designated by a city, town, or regional school district in a manner provided in this chapter to receive compensation under chapters 29 38 of this title. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2.
- Employer: includes any person, partnership, corporation, or voluntary association, and the legal representative of a deceased employer; it includes the state, and the city of Providence. See Rhode Island General Laws 28-29-2.
- Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
- Statute: A law passed by a legislature.