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Future Was

Future Was

Technology, full speed ahead “Embrace the future” they all said Faster cars and wider screens No-iron shirts, oven self-cleans SmartPhones put us all in touch Letter writing? Not so much But then progress reached its peak Losing jobs week after week Robots on the assembly line One laptop replaces nine We thought tomorrow was our […]

Pension Lawsuit Primer

Pension Lawsuit Primer

On Friday, the long-anticipated lawsuits against the 2011 Rhode Island Retirement Security Act (the pension changes passed by the Rhode Island General Assembly and signed by Governor Chafee last fall) were filed on behalf of those impacted by the changes. We believe that the State of Rhode Island has a legal and a moral obligation […]

Layoffs Could Cause Crisis for Unemployed Rhode Islanders

Layoffs Could Cause Crisis for Unemployed Rhode Islanders

Recently, the DLT has been informed of an unprecedented reduction in workforce. Up to sixty-nine employees are scheduled to lose their jobs on July 28th, 70 percent of these are to come from the Unemployment Insurance sector. The irony of going from working to serve unemployed citizens in their time of need, to being one […]