Business journal publishes article by firm attorneys

PROVIDENCE (April 3, 2014) – The Rhode Island Small Business Journal published in its most recent issue an article by Matt Plain and Kristen Whittle as part of their “Personnel Practices” employment law series.

In their most recent article, Plain and Whittle address employment law issues related to volunteer workers under federal and Rhode Island law.

“In order to ensure that volunteers are not considered ‘employees’ subject to federal and state wage and hour requirements,” write Plain and Whittle, “employers should be aware of the applicable provisions of the [Fair Labor Standards Act] and applicable Rhode Island law.”

“Personnel Practices” – published monthly – targets employment law topics that employers confront regularly.

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Barton Gilman is one of New England’s leading civil litigation law firms with offices in Boston and Providence. Its experienced trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The Providence Business News named the firm five consecutive years as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work (2008-2012).