Unemployment

Poverty Vigil and a call for new War on Poverty

Poverty Vigil and a call for new War on Poverty

On The 50th Anniversary of ‘The War on Poverty’ Peoples Assembly Calls for a New ‘War on Poverty’ -Mobilization on April 2nd The 50th Anniversary of ‘The War on Poverty’ demands a RI mobilization against poverty today- one that fights the roots of poverty, which is the unequal distribution of wealth in a system that […]

Don’t Push Jobless Rhode Islanders off Fiscal Cliff

Don’t Push Jobless Rhode Islanders off Fiscal Cliff

Where’s the Work?, an organization of unemployed and underemployed workers in Rhode Island joined together at the netWORK RI office in Providence to call on Congress to extend unemployment insurance before the end of the year.  Some 8,700 of Rhode Island’s jobless will lose their unemployment insurance on December 29 unless the program is reauthorized. […]