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New Hire Paperwork: Rhode Island

New Hire Paperwork requirements for other states

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

Author: Brightmine Editorial Team


  • Covered employers must provide notice of the temporary caregiver disability benefit to all new employees. See Temporary Caregiver Insurance Program.
  • Covered employers are required to notify new employees of their right to be free from pregnancy discrimination and seek reasonable accommodations based on pregnancy.See Pregnant Workers Notice.
  • Every employer with 50 or more employees is required to provide employees and new hires a policy against sexual harassment. See Sexual Harassment Policy.
  • Rhode Island employers should have employees provide a federal Form W-4 and state form RI W-4 for tax withholding purposes. See Employee Withholding Forms.