2019 Hero Awards

The RI Assisted Living Association is pleased to support excellence in service and to encourage continued dedication and commitment in the field of Senior Living by recognizing the Assisted Living Heroes among us. The Hero Awards recognizes individuals who go above and beyond their job descriptions to provide outstanding care and service to our residents.

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Welcome to the Blog!

Welcome to the RIALA blog!

Our blog will give us a unique opportunity to share news, updates and event information, while also offering a place for us to interact with our members. Here, we can engage in two-way communication with our members and to take your feedback into consideration as we create new content, tools and resources. In addition to member tools and updates, you may also find resources for consumers, event updates and advocacy news, as well as details on opportunities to engage with other RIALA members.

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Proposed Overtime Rule Covers More Workers

The US Department of Labor has proposed an increase in the salary-level threshold for white-collar exemptions to $35,308 per year from $23,660.

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Information RI Employers Must Post in the Workplace

As a RI employer, you are required to update your employees on all pertinent state and federal employment laws and regulations.  To assist you in complying with the posting requirements, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training provides labor posters free of charge to employers.  These posters are available in a variety of languages and can be printed from the DLT website www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/business/post.htm or by calling their business office. 

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