Seven Stars Bakery employees in Providence file for union elections
June 14, 2022

Seven Stars Bakery employees in Providence file for union elections

“We, the dedicated undersigned employees of Seven Stars Bakery at Hope St., Point St., and Broadway, in...

Still no compassion for workers at Greenleaf dispensary in Portsmouth
April 20, 2022

Still no compassion for workers at Greenleaf dispensary in Portsmouth

“Quite honestly, [contract negotiations] have kind of stalled,” said Parker Terrell, a member of the Greenleaf Compassion...

Greenleaf bosses fold, meet union demands in Portsmouth
December 29, 2021

Greenleaf bosses fold, meet union demands in Portsmouth

“We encourage workers to continue to organize with each other both within individual companies and across the...

Oped: Teamsters strike is a defense of Rhode Island jobs
October 5, 2021

Oped: Teamsters strike is a defense of Rhode Island jobs

17 weeks ago the drivers chose to strike. Johnson Brothers hired scabs, shipping in poorly-paid replacement drivers...

No compassion for workers at Greenleaf dispensary in Portsmouth
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...

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

Shred-It workers in Pawtucket choose Teamsters Local 251
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.”...

Brown University graduate workers win tentative union contract in First for Ivy League
June 4, 2020

Brown University graduate workers win tentative union contract in First for Ivy League

More than 1,200 graduate employees sign inaugural agreement with administration guaranteeing job security and coronavirus protections In...

Graduate students march to pressure Brown University to final agreement on contact
February 27, 2020

Graduate students march to pressure Brown University to final agreement on contact

“You may have noticed that we are gathered here today with pots and pans,” said Melody, a...

Graduate teaching and research assistants at Brown vote to unionize
November 23, 2018

Graduate teaching and research assistants at Brown vote to unionize

After a four-day secret ballot election that culminated on Monday, Nov. 19, eligible Brown University graduate students...

Brown Grad Employees to file petition for union elections
October 12, 2018

Brown Grad Employees to file petition for union elections

From a press release: Graduate employees at Brown University have given official notice to the university of...

Democratic Party recommits to labor with A Better Deal
November 3, 2017

Democratic Party recommits to labor with A Better Deal

The Democratic Party‘s economic agenda has doubled down on its commitment to workers and unions with A...

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