In the event either the bargaining agent or the state authorities files a petition
for writ of certiorari to the supreme court of the state of Rhode Island for a review
or modification of a majority decision of the arbitrators, which by the provisions
of § 28-9.6-9 is binding upon both the bargaining agent and the state authorities, the party against
whom the decision of the supreme court is adverse, if the supreme court finds the
appeal or petition to be frivolous, shall pay reasonable attorneys' fees and costs
to the successful party as determined by the supreme court and the supreme court shall
in its final decision or judgment award the costs and reasonable attorneys' fees. If the final decision affirms the award of money, the award, if retroactive, shall
bear interest at the rate of eight percent (8%) per annum from the effective retroactive
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.