The Rhode Island employment contract concretely establishes employment. Presented by the employer to the employee, the agreement will not only state the position but also the duties and expected outcome. Based on the longevity of the position, the employee may also qualify for benefits such as healthcare, 401k, company stake, etc. In order to secure its trade secrets and maintain confidentiality, the employer has the right to issue NDA’s and or non-competes. Once both parties agree to each other’s terms, the contract will be signed, bound and employment shall begin.
Employee (Definition) –§ 28-29-2(4)
Minimum Wage – $12.25 (28-12-5)
Independent Contractor Agreement – The agreed upon services an independent contractor will provide in exchange for payment by the client.
Non-Compete Agreement – Prohibits employees from any competitive acts against the employer once employment is terminated.
Non-Disclosure Agreement – Restricts the distribution of classified information discussed or obtained from any outside affiliates.
Subcontractor Agreement – A union between an independent contractor and a subcontractor for assistance on a project.