April 22, 2020

Charlesgate Nursing Center workers win $10/hour hazard pay; Caravan turns to Dept of Health

“As of early this week, over 75% COVID-19 related deaths in Rhode Island were in nursing homes...

April 21, 2020

Butler Hospital healthcare professionals demand PPE for all workers

With at least 10 confirmed COVID-19 cases, dozens of frontline workers demand Administrators stop putting staff &...

April 21, 2020

Joint Legislative COVID-19 Emergency Spending Task Force created

“While the Finance Committees will be doing the comprehensive work of putting the budget together in the...

April 17, 2020

Advocates press Governor Raimondo to release more inmates from prison in response to pandemic

“It’s a public health crisis and we know it’s a ticking time bomb waiting to happen. We...

April 16, 2020

Front line workers demand Bannister Center provide hazard pay, PPE and safe staffing

“My co-workers could be home – especially the ones that get paid nothing – they could be...

April 15, 2020

Frontline workers hold “emergency caravan” for hazard pay, PPE and safe staffing

“We could be at home collecting unemployment, plus getting $600 a week, which, we don’t even make...