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Job Opening: Contract Enforcement Organizer

JOB OPENING: Contract Enforcement Organizer UNITE HERE Local 26 is a progressive labor union that represents workers in the hospitality industry. Our members work in hotels, food service and casinos throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts.   Our goal and commitment is to develop leadership among the rank and file members, organize the unorganized and to build […]

Housing Assistance for Massachusetts and Rhode Island

MA and RI Housing Assistance: Massachusetts And Rhode Island residents dealing with housing issues can call the 2-1-1 information hotline to find housing resources. Massachusetts residents can also access resources here: mass.gov/CovidHousingHelp and visit the frequently asked questions website here, and see the fact sheet here.  Rhode Island residents can access housing assistance resources here: http://www.economicprogressri.org/index.php/rental-assistance/   CDC Moratorium Through December, the […]

Notice Regarding Qualification for Union Legal Benefit

Beginning September 1st, 2020, the Legal Plan through Regan Associates will only be available to members who have a minimum of 80 hours of fund contributions credited to the month they are seeking benefit. This means that, in order to qualify for benefits in September, a member needs to have worked a minimum of 80 […]

State Guidelines for Dining Halls

Massachusetts Restaurant and Dining Hall Safety Checklist If you see a health and safety problem, call your shop steward right away. To see the full MA safety standards for hotels, go to: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/safety-standards-and-checklist-restaurants Safety standards are available online in Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, Korean, Vietnamese, Khmer, Gujarati, and Haitian Creole.   Social Distancing Restructure set-up […]

Rhode Island COVID-19 Resources

UNEMPLOYMENT File an Unemployment claim: https://dltweb.dlt.ri.gov/UIClaims2013/intro/index.aspx?AC=yes GENERAL QUESTIONS & CASH ASSISTANCE For General Questions: Call 211 for United Way helpline To see what public assistance you qualify for go to: https://healthyrhode.ri.gov/access/am-i-eligible?PAGE_ACTION=LoadWelcome&language=EN For a full listing of public assistance programs go to: http://www.economicprogressri.org/index.php/guide-to-assistance-full-listing-all-programs/ PAYING MORTGAGE OR RENT Hardest hit fund for homeowners: hhfri.org or call (401) 277-1500 Rhode […]