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Employment Offer: Rhode Island

Employment Offer requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Jessica Sussman


  • In Rhode Island, employment offers with a term of employment for more than a year must be in writing. See Making an Employment Offer.
  • Rhode Island employers may condition the employment offer on the results of a medical exam. See Conditional Employment Offers.
  • Rhode Island employers are prohibited from inquiring into an applicant's salary history. See Salary History Inquiries.
  • Rhode Island employers must provide an applicant with the wage range for the position for which the applicant is applying upon the applicant's request. See Pay Transparency.
  • Rhode Island permits employers to revoke written offers of at-will employment before the prospective employee begins work. See Withdrawing Employment Offers.