Unions
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An overwhelming majority of Rhode Island’s family child-care providers have elected to accept Service Employees International Union representation, with a final vote tally of 390-19. more
The National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint against the owners of the Renaissance Providence Hotel based on unfair labor practice charges levied by workers seeking to form a union. more
In a surprise announcement, the National Labor Relations Board walked away from its high-profile effort to mandate that private employers display a poster summarizing the rights of employees to engage in union activities. more
Rhode Island officials have reached an agreement with most of the state’s public employee unions on a new four-year contract, Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee announced Thursday. more
BOSTON – Mohegan Sun has reached agreements with two labor groups to hire union carpenters and tradesmen should it win approval to build a casino in Revere, Mass., The Associated Press reported last week. more
A tentative agreement has been reached between Westerly Hospital and both locals of The United Nurses & Allied Professionals Inc. on a three-year contract effective July 1, 2014. more
General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo has taken more media shots for her choice to allocate 22 percent of the state’s pension funds to alternative investments, including hedge funds. more
With his city’s fiscal position stabilized, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras has turned toward growing the local economy and redeveloping underutilized properties. That’s brought him up against some of the most difficult and expensive challenges in Rhode Island. They include saving its tallest building, the Industrial Trust Tower, and its most spectacular historic-redevelopment failure, the South Street Power Station (Dynamo House). They also include bringing long-sought streetcar service to the capital city and replacing abundant surface parking lots with productive, activity-generating buildings. more
The State Labor Relations Board has dismissed a request by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity to delay a child-care unionization vote until the early 2014 return of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a related Illinois case. more
Two years into his new career writing code for phone apps, Leo Landau works for companies as far away as Australia while never leaving his apartment in Eugene, Ore. By year’s end he expects to earn $10,000 more than inspecting buildings for asbestos, a job he lost in 2008. more
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