Tag: Rhode Island

How Paid Leave Helps Rhode Island Families Succeed

Filed in Paid Leave, Workplace Rights by on July 8, 2014 0 Comments

Editor’s note: The following guest post is authored by Rhode Island State Sen. Gayle Goldin. Join the conversation on Twitter about paid leave using the hashtag #FamiliesSucceed. As a state legislator in Rhode Island, I’m always thinking about how we can make our state a better place for families. We may be the smallest state […]

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An Important Development for Workers with Disabilities

An Important Development for Workers with Disabilities

This week witnessed an important development in protecting the rights of workers and job seekers with significant disabilities. As the assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, I applaud the decision of the department’s Wage and Hour Division to revoke all special minimum wage certificates issued to a Rhode […]

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Work Sharing: A Success Story

Filed in Jobs by on September 14, 2011 7 Comments
Work Sharing: A Success Story

On Monday, I traveled to Rhode Island to visit the Pilgrim Screw Corporation with members of the state’s Congressional delegation.  I toured Pilgrim’s offices and factory with Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman Jim Langevin, and senior officials from the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, as well as Pilgrim’s President Geoff Grove […]

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