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Q: What is the statute of limitations for sexual harrassment and also sexual harassment in the work place in Rhode island??

Neville Bedford answered on Feb 27, 2019

Time Limits

180 days to file a charge

(may be extended by state laws)

Federal employees have 45 days to contact an EEO Counselor

source: https://www.eeoc.gov/laws/types/sexual_harassment.cfm

In other words, the worst case scenario might be that you have 180...
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Q: How can a member of a Laborers union fight against being wrongfully terminated due to nepotism by the union steward??

Its a long story but I've been with this company many years, (almost 20 years) I am beyond devastated,

Bernard P. Healy answered on Mar 3, 2018

I do not have sufficient information to answer this question fully or accurately. Let me give you my initial impressions. I assume you are a member of a Laborers Union which has assigned you for many years to a specific business. You have apparently performed your job well and you are being forced... Read more »

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Q: I am 17 but i was 16 at the time i got raped by a 20 year old man who was my boyfriend

i do not know if i want to persue a case yet but i want to know if i can do it when im 18 so my parents will not get involved i do have text message evidence that i did say no and i live in rhode island

Peter N. Munsing answered on Nov 6, 2017

1) you were raped. It's a crime. You should really report that to the police.

2) you may file a civil suit but if the rapist has no money there isn't a civil case that can be brought that won't cost you more.

3) consult a member of the RI assn for justice to discuss your options.I...
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