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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
With the possible exceptions of Roger Williams and coffee milk, the contributions of the smallest state to the rest of the United States often go unheralded. Maybe Gina M. Raimondo, who won Rhode Island’s Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday, can change that. 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 Raimondo said last week that it would be “catastrophic” for Rhode Island to lose the legal challenge over the state’s pension overhaul, The Associated Press reported. However, she has a ‘‘high degree of confidence’’ that won’t happen. more
Superior Court Judge Sarah Taft-Carter on Wednesday denied a motion by the state of Rhode Island to dismiss the pension lawsuit scheduled to go to trial in September, ruling that “a valid contract exists” between retirees and the state regarding promised pension benefits. more
Hotel workers and their supporters said Monday afternoon that three or more of them will begin a hunger strike if the R.I. Senate passes a state budget that bans municipalities from individually voting to raise the minimum wage. more
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