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Governor Chafee Announces State Government Adverse Weather Policy

In effect beginning tomorrow morning and ending at noon

Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced that Rhode Island State Government will enact its adverse weather policy commencing tomorrow, Wednesday, February 5, 2014, for shifts beginning between 6:52 AM and ending at 12:00 PM (noon).

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 the snowstorm.

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