As R.I. cannabis industry grows, so does unionization

GREENLEAF COMPASSIONATE CARE CENTER employees voted, 21 to 1, to join United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 328, on April 6. / COURTESY UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS UNION LOCAL 328
GREENLEAF COMPASSIONATE CARE CENTER employees on April 6 voted 21-1 to join United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 328. / COURTESY UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS UNION LOCAL 328
As the cannabis industry is poised to expand in Rhode Island, the move to unionize its workers is gaining momentum. The latest example: Workers at the Greenleaf Compassionate Care Center Inc. in Portsmouth voted 21-1 to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 328 on April 6. That follows the unionization of a group…

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