FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announces State Government Adverse Weather Policy In Effect beginning Friday morning
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced that Rhode Island State Government will enact its adverse weather policy commencing Friday, January 3, 2014 for shifts beginning between 6:52 AM and ending at 12:00 PM. In the event employees are unable to report for work on a regular scheduled workday, or are unable to complete their work schedule because of adverse weather conditions, with approval from their supervisor, they will be granted permission to discharge annual leave, personal leave, or leave without pay at the employee's option.
The State of Rhode Island will remain in full operation through during the snowstorm occurring on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Contact: Christine Hunsinger Office: 401-222-8060 Cell: 401-345-3282 Christine.Hunsinger@governor.ri.gov