Thank you to everyone for your tremendous showing of support at the informational picket line!
Local 251 members and our supporters in the community and the labor movement turned out in force in front of Rhode Island Hospital.
Our message to Lifespan is simple: We will make our voices heard until you reach an agreement for a fair contract that protects good jobs and quality care at Rhode Island Hospital.
Pubic supporters launched an online petition to speak out to Lifespan. In a matter of hours, more than 10,000 people signed the petition and the numbers continue to grow.
We are not just speaking for ourselves and we are not alone. The public shares our concerns about fairness, good jobs, and quality patient care.
We will work hard at the bargaining table to get management to listen and to reach agreement on a fair contract. We are confident we will get that done.
Hospital employees have made their concerns and priorities very clear. Until management listens to employees and the community, we will continue to turn up the volume step-by-step.
With all your actions, from wearing buttons and bracelets to walking on the picket line, you are showing Lifespan that we are united and ready to do what it takes. This unity in action is what gives us the power to win a fair contract. So keep it up!
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