Congratulations to Jarielys Polonio, daughter of Local Union 808 member Jacklyn Barraza, who was awarded a 2019 scholarship. She will be attending Roger Williams University in the Fall and we wish her much success.
Arthur A.Coia, Jarielys and Armand E. Sabitoni
Business Manager, Karen Hazard, Jacklyn, Jarielys annd President, Paul D’Abbraccio
Collection site will be 410 South Main Street, Providence or you can give your donated books to your steward! Books should be in new or gently used condition!
Patients for Progress has worked tirelessly to insure a quality existence for all patients, and also works to convey the creditable and commendable work that goes on each and every day at the Eleanor Slater Hospital/Zambarano Unit
Please be advised there will be a retiree forum at Twin River on April 19, 2018 beginning at 10AM .
Sign in starts at 9:30 AM. and is free and open to all Union retirees.
Speakers include Gen.Treasurer Seth Magaziner who will give a report on the State Pension Fund; Helen Mulligan and Cathrine Leblanc will be speaking on Social Security and Medicare.
Light refreshments will be served as well.
Brother Vincent Quinterno is looking for volunteers to help Sound the Alarm and be part of the nationwide Red Cross effort to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries caused by home fires.
Red Cross Rhode Island and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms and replacing batteries in existing alarms.
Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Contact Vinny if you wish to volunteer!
The Legacy Benefit Advisors team presented workshops on Social Security and Medicare last night at the Union Hall. If you missed this great opportunity, navigate to the the Meeting Request form located under Forms. You have the options to call or fax the form to their office to get started on your retirement planning.
Workers' Memorial Day, International Workers' Memorial Day or International Commemoration Day (ICD) for Dead and Injured or Day of Mourning takes place annually around the world on April 28, an international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work.
orkers' Memorial Day is an opportunity to highlight the preventable nature of most workplace incidents and ill health and to promote campaigns and union organisation in the fight for improvements in workplace safety. The slogan for the day is Remember the dead – Fight for the living.
Please be advised that the Arthur E. Coia Scholarship and Education Fund Committee is accepting applications for the 2017/2018 academic year. All members, spouses and their dependent children are eligible to apply.
No applications will be accepted after April 30, 2017. Applications are available at www.coiascholarship.org .
Judy Kawa, Field Representative in Johnston, elected to the Executive Board by majority vote.