Local 528 – Council 94 – AFSCME

Roosevelt Hall Kingston, R.I. 02881

mmcdonalduri@gmail.com – Phone: 401-874-2100 Fax: 874-2538

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Political Information

Political Information

10/18/2014 -Rhode Island AFL-CIO Endorses Catherine Taylor’s Bid for Lieutenant Governor Providence, RI – The Executive Board of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, representing nearly 80,000 union workers and their families across the state, met on Tuesday, October 14th and unanimously voted to endorse Republican Catherine Taylor for Lieutenant Governor. The last Republicans endorsed by the […]

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http://www.employeebenefits.ri.gov/http://www.employeebenefits.ri.gov/Dep%20Care%20Flex.php 2014 HEALTH PLAN CHANGES JANUARY 1, 2015 MEDICAL PLAN DEDUCTIBLE Click here for details regarding the implementation of the January 1, 2015, plan deductible. If you have questions after reviewing the information, please call UnitedHealthcare at 1-866-202-0434 and select the enrollment prompt. Summary of Plan Changes for 2014 Ratified Contracts FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT OPEN […]

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  http://www.afscme.org/members/afscme-people   PEOPLE Politics shapes our jobs whether we work in nursing homes or health clinics, on the highways, in airports, or in schools and colleges. Laws and policies enacted at the state and federal level affect our paychecks and how and where we work. Gains made at the bargaining table result from relationships […]


Union Events

The Providence Newspaper Guild will have informational picketing from noon until 1pm on Monday, October 27th in front of the Providence Journal Building, 75 Fountain Street, Providence. The newspaper was purchased by LMG/GateHouse on September 3, and immediately 22 employees and members of the Guild were laid off. Approximately 40 more received offers of employment […]

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Union News

11/21/2014 – http://www.providencejournal.com/news/content/20141119-board-approves-tuition-increases-at-r.i.-public-colleges.ece http://wpri.com/2014/11/18/ri-pension-law-still-in-legal-jeopardy-3-years-later/ 10/11/2014 – http://www.independentri.com/independents/north_east/article_ea5c775b-ec53-5e6d-b9c0-be7d40613443.html 10/4/2014 – http://www.providencejournal.com/politics/content/20141001-group-opposing-constitutional-convention-releases-video-warning-of-threat-to-civil-rights.ece http://rejectquestion3.com/ https://www.facebook.com/engineering4ri?fref=nf


Retirement Board information

The Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island is overseen by a 15-member Retirement Board chosen in accordance with Title 36 of the Rhode Island General Laws. The Board, which meets on the second Wednesday of each month, votes on investment rate of return assumptions, approves disability pensions and makes decisions that affect Rhode Island’s retirees. […]


President’s messages

Brothers and Sisters, First, I would like to update everyone on the pension lawsuit. In October the state’s attorneys petitioned the court for a jury trial as of today the judge has not come back with a ruling on that issue.  Also the next scheduled hearing date is Dec 2nd. As far as talks of […]

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