Inmates plan nationwide prison strike over forced labor, appalling conditions

Incarcerated people across the United States are set to go on strike next week, demanding wide-ranging prison reforms, several months after a deadly incident at a correctional facility in South Carolina. A nationwide strike kicks off on August 21, according to the Incarcerated Workers Organizing…

Rhode Island nurses begin three-day strike for better wages and staffing

Nurses and health care workers in Providence, Rhode Island are set to go on strike at 3 p.m. on Monday to demand better wages and staffing levels. While the roughly 2,400 unionized workers at Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital have protested in the past,…