July 29, 2021

Fatima Hospital workers hold informational picket as contract talks stall

“While top Prospect executives recently pocketed hundreds of millions of dollars in dividend payments and Fatima Hospital...

June 28, 2021

No compassion for workers at Greenleaf dispensary in Portsmouth

“I think cannabis should be legalized, absolutely, but it shouldn’t be legalized so that rich white men...

June 3, 2021

After long battle, Nursing Home Staffing and Quality Care Act becomes law

Previous to the mandated 3.8 hours, there was no specific number in place regarding patient care, said...

May 20, 2021

The minimum wage in Rhode Island will be $15 – in 2025

“This pro-family legislation will raise wages for 112,000 Rhode Island workers who have spent the last year...

May 19, 2021

Rising inequality and stagnant wages was the goal of government policy says EPI report

Far from being the unfortunate and unavoidable result of apolitical market forces such as technological change and...

May 12, 2021

PVD City Council endorses sex work criminalization study commission

“The reality is, legalized or not, sex work continues to exist in Rhode Island and without regulation...

May 11, 2021

A $15 minimum wage is within Rhode Island’s grasp – But there’s more to do

“We were able to pass this bill because of the years and years of hard work of...

March 22, 2021

CUPS organizing story: From unionization to worker-owned co-op café

The story of CUPS Cooperative – a worker owned, unionized Providence Café – in pictures....

February 23, 2021

Catching up with COYOTE RI and the legislation important to sex workers

“There’s no one more opposed to sex traffickers than sex workers,” says COYOTE RI’s executive director Bella...

February 17, 2021

Shred-It workers in Pawtucket choose Teamsters Local 251

“We knew better than to fall for the company’s lies. I applaud my co-workers for sticking together.”...

January 21, 2021

As General Assembly convenes, nursing home workers rally for safe staffing and fair wages

“The General Assembly’s failure to pass this legislation has perpetuated a racist system of poverty wages and...

January 18, 2021

Workers at Carvalho Grove nursing home in Fall River picket for hazard pay during Covid outbreak

“All we want is to be treated fairly and to be able to take care of our...

December 16, 2020

Press Release: More school bus workers join Teamsters Local 251

“These workers safely transport our most precious cargo, our children, to school every school day,” said Matt...

State lawmakers send letter urging Lifespan to do right by frontline hospital workers and support staff
October 20, 2020

State lawmakers send letter urging Lifespan to do right by frontline hospital workers and support staff

“If Lifespan is truly committed to investing in their “talented and dedicated employees”, as stated on the...

October 16, 2020

Lifespan continues to deny hazard pay to frontline workers, rewards managers

“Lifespan should know better, and Dr. Babineau should be ashamed of playing favorites with federal stimulus money.“...