Announcements

A message from Mary B. Riley, President of the Scott London/Chris Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund:

On August 28, 2020 we bid a congratulatory farewell to longtime Local 528, RI Council 94, AFSCME member Darlene Golomb.  Darlene worked for the University of Rhode Island for 32 years.

Statements from Local 528 President Michael McDonald and RI Council 94 President J. Michael Downey regarding URI's closure of the W. Alton Jones Campus:


Michael McDonald - President, Local 528

 Brothers and Sisters,

I am sad to share the news that the University of Rhode Island notified employees on June 9, 2020 that the W. Alton Jones Campus will be closing. No timetable for closure has been provided at this time.

RI Council 94's Fall 2019 Training is live and underway.  The remaining dates are as follows:

Union 101

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

 

Grievance Handling

Saturday, March 14, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

 

Leadership Skills Enhancement

Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

 

As the threat of COVID-19 continues to mount and to spread throughout the world it is important to remain vigilant and to practice proper preventative care to help avoid the spread of COVID-19 as well as other illnesses.  Please see the links below for additional guidance and information.  

CARES Act Summary

RI Council 94's Fall 2019 Training is live and underway.  The remaining dates are as follows:

Union 101

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Cancelled

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Grievance Handling

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

RI Council 94 would like to commend Local 528 on its continued work in helping those in need in the community.

Local 528 recently held its annual Christmas Basket Raffle, which is held each year to benefit the Johnnycake Center located in Peacedale, RI. The goal of the Johnnycake Center is to help provide for those in need within the community with such things as food, clothing, financial assistance, various school supplies, and personal care and household items.

RI Council 94's Fall 2019 Training is live and underway.  The remaining dates are as follows:

 Union 101

 Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

 

Grievance Handling

 Monday, October 28, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Monday, November 18, 2019 - 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM

 

A message from Mary B. Riley, President of the Scott London/Chris Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund:

 This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Scott London/Chris Riley Memorial Scholarship Fund!  The main fundraiser is an annual golf tournament held on the first Monday of August.  This was the 18th year that the tournament was held at the Cranston Country Club and a total of six $4,000 scholarships were awarded.