November 27, 2021

Seven on the Strike Line: Teamsters 251 Calling for Better Working Conditions

“They wanted to spit their rhetoric about why unions are bad and stuff like that,” said Charles...

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...

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.”...

February 3, 2021

RI Senate to hear $15 minimum wage bills today

Nearly one-third of all female workers, over one-third of Black workers and nearly half of Latinx workers...

December 22, 2020

A good first step – Rhode Island joins with other states to reduce transportation climate emissions

“Too many communities across Rhode Island suffer from hazardous levels of air pollution and lack access to...

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...

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.“...

January 22, 2020

Tentative agreement reached between Teamsters Local 251 and STA/Ocean State State Transit

A tentative agreement was reached last night between Teamsters Local 251 and Ocean State Transit, a subsidiary...

January 14, 2020

Strike vote taken by STA/Ocean State Transit school bus workers

“The company gets paid very well with taxpayer dollars, but we get paid substandard wages. The company...

December 17, 2019

Teamsters Local 251: Providence needs to invest public money in the community

Partnership for Rhode Island Audit is Misleading and Biased The recent release of Partnership for Rhode Island’s...

September 23, 2018

Providence school bus drivers will strike on Thursday if no agreement is made with city

The following is the official statement from Teamsters Local 251 Principal Officer and Secretary-Treasurer Matt Taibi on...

July 21, 2018

Hotel workers picket Omni Providence for fair wages, reasonable workloads and affordable health care

Hundreds of UNITE HERE Local 26 workers and allies picketed outside the Omni Providence Friday evening to...

June 14, 2018

Striking DHL workers picket La Quinta Inn where their out-of-state replacements are staying

The DHLNH strike in Pawtucket has been going on for over four weeks now. Driver’s at the...

March 2, 2020

Week five of the RI Poor People’s Campaign tackles education and jobs, begins to up the ante

The fifth week of the Rhode Island Poor People’s Campaign A National Call for Moral Revival went...

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...