Debate surrounding minimum wage continues in Rhode Island

DISTRICT 1199 SEIU New England represents 29,000 health care workers and helped to organize a rally calling for an increase to the minimum wage.
DISTRICT 1199 SEIU New England represents 29,000 health care workers and helped to organize a rally calling for an increase to the minimum wage.
PROVIDENCE – The debate surrounding the minimum wage continues in Rhode Island, as caregivers are calling for a rate starting at $15 per hour. Certified nurse assistants and direct-service workers, who care for elderly residents and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, marched last week to the Statehouse from Charlesgate Nursing Center in Providence. The…

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