Policies, Procedures & Rules
The policies, procedures and rules listed here are generally applicable to employees of the State.
Policies & Procedures
Rules & Regulations
Applicable RI Statutes
Applicable Federal Regulations/Statutes
Agency Specific Policies and Directives
Many State agencies and/or programs have policies and/or directives that expressly apply only to the employees within that agency or program given the nature of the work performed and requirements necessary to conduct that business. In many cases, you will be provided those policies and/or directives by the program manager. We encourage employees to ask their supervisor about any such policies/directives.
Affirmative Action Plans
All state departments or agencies with twenty (20) or more employees are required to prepare Affirmative Action Plans according to the standards established by the Equal Opportunity Office within the Office of Diversity, Equity & Opportunity and in accordance with the provisions set forth in RIGL § 28-5.1. All agencies, regardless of the number of employees, must have an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Policy Statement. For copies of an agency affirmative action plan, contact the Equal Opportunity Office.
RI Department of Corrections' Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report
The RI Department of Corrections’ has issued an Equal Employment Opportunity Utilization Report and Utilization Chart. These documents are also available on the RIDOC intranet, the RIDOC website, and in hard copy available at 40 Howard Avenue, Cranston, RI. The report is a comprehensive document that analyzes relevant labor market data, as well as our employment practices, to identify possible barriers to the participation of women and minorities in all levels of a recipient's workforce. Its purpose is to ensure the opportunity for full and equal participation of men and women in the workplace, regardless of race, color, or national origin.