October 31, 2019

Central Falls celebrates first co-op established in Rhode Island under new enabling legislation

Healthy Planet Cleaning Co-Op (HPCC) was co-founded in May, 2018, incorporated  under new legislation enacted in Rhode...

October 31, 2019

Workers Cooperative Academy graduates their second class

On Saturday, the Workers Cooperative Academy graduated its second class in a short ceremony held at Navigant...

May 25, 2018

Striking DHL workers in Pawtucket hit four-week mark

It has now been four weeks that DHLNH workers in Pawtucket, seeking better pay and affordable health...

May 6, 2018

Rally to Commemorate Dr Martin Luther King

Postponed from last month due to poor weather, the Rally to Commemorate Dr Martin Luther King was...

April 22, 2018

Labor organizations rally against wage theft and employee misclassification Station Row project in Providence

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 11 held a rally Saturday afternoon...

October 31, 2019

Maldonado bill to protect DREAMers heard in House Judiciary

Representative Shelby Maldonado‘s legislation, H7982, was heard in the House Committee on Judiciary late Tuesday evening. The...

January 9, 2018

IUPAT begins national worker education campaign on TPS and DACA at worksites around the United States

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) kicked off a nationwide campaign Monday “designed to...

January 8, 2018

Four bills that died in 2017 that should never come back (and five that should)

The 2017 legislative session was, in many ways, a reaction to nationwide events, including protests held by...

February 27, 2020

Will city and state tax credits be used to exploit vulnerable workers at the 78 Fountain St project?

Callahan Construction Managers has a long and detailed history of subcontracting work to companies accused of safety...