Law and the Workplace
Lee Douthitt

Lee Douthitt

Associate

Lee Douthitt is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. He represents and advises employers in a variety of employment and labor matters. In particular, he assists clients in collective bargaining, administration of their collective bargaining agreements, arbitrations and matters before the National Labor Relations Board.

In addition, Lee counsels clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws, wage and hour, employment discrimination, retaliation claims, and breach of employments contracts.

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Rhode Island General Assembly Passes Paid Sick Leave Law

On September 19, 2017, the Rhode Island General Assembly passed The Health and Safe Families and Workplace Act (the “Act”), House Bill 5413B and Senate Bill 0290B, respectively, guaranteeing roughly 90 percent of the state’s workforce the opportunity to earn paid sick and safe leave.  The Governor has already indicated that she will sign the … Continue Reading
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