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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 Island in January of this...

Workers Cooperative Academy graduates their second class

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

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 care, have been on strike, as owner...

Rally to Commemorate Dr Martin Luther King

Postponed from last month due to poor weather, the Rally to Commemorate Dr Martin Luther King was held at the Roger Williams National Memorial...

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 in partnership with Fuerza Laboral and Rhode...

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 legislation, the first of its kind in...

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

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) kicked off a nationwide campaign Monday "designed to educate immigrant construction workers on a multitude...

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

The 2017 legislative session was, in many ways, a reaction to nationwide events, including protests held by Black Lives Matter and other civil rights...

Will city and state tax credits be used to exploit vulnerable workers at the...

Callahan Construction Managers has a long and detailed history of subcontracting work to companies accused of safety hazards, wage theft, project delays and neighbor...