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George Nee has had a long tenure as a labor leader with the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, which represents nearly 80,000 workers across the state in a variety of occupations. Nee was named executive director in 1984, secretary-treasurer in 1991 and … more
We're going to be asking what states owe workers a lot as the former wrestle with growing pension obligations. Illinois courts have just ruled that the state's attempt to curtail its pension benefits cannot go forward. The Chicago Tribune … more
Superior Court Judge Michael Silverstein Monday afternoon approved a plan for Bronx-based Centers Health Care to manage Bannister House and be considered as a buyer for the facility, the court-appointed receiver said late Monday. more
NEW BEDFORD – Women make up just a handful of union members in trades organizations – something the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Group wants to change. The trades group, an organization of about 14 southeastern … more
A long-contentious effort to unionize employees at the Renaissance Providence Hotel will be determined through an election Thursday. more
(Updated 11:30 a.m.) Renaissance Providence Hotel workers voted to join Unite Here Local 217 on Thursday, with 23 in favor and 17 opposed. more
More than 500 Rhode Island Verizon workers on Wednesday went on strike after the telecommunications giant and union leadership failed to reach contract agreements. more
The state has reached a final agreement with SEIU District 1199 New England regarding family child care providers who are a part of Rhode Island’s Child Care Assistance Program, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced Friday. more
The union representing most of the University of Rhode Island’s part-time faculty plans to picket the governor’s office by early July if stalled contract talks have not resumed in earnest by then, union leaders said this week. more
(Updated 1:33 p.m.) Buyouts again are being offered at The Providence Journal. more
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