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Fuerza's 8th Anniversary Party

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Celebrate with us! [click on the ticket above to purchase tickets!]

Fuerza Laboral is pleased to invite you to our 8th Anniversary Party!

Our anniversary is our most important fundraiser of the year. We are celebrating our campaigns' achievements in 2014 and asking for your support so that we can continue in our mission to end the exploitation of workers. We appreciate your support!

The party starts at 7pm on Friday, October 24 at Club Madeira, 46 Madeira Ave, Central Falls, RI 02863.

Open House for our Worker-Owned Cooperative Business Project

Saturday, October 18, 3-6pm at Fuerza Laboral – Fuerza Laboral and the POWER Network invite you to an Open House for our Cooperative Incubator Project

We want to hear from you!

  • Do you have experience working for a cooperative business here in the U.S. or in your home country?
  • What type of cooperative business have you worked for, and what type of cooperative business would you like to work for?
  • Whether or not you have prior experience working for a cooperative, would you like to be involved in this exciting project?

All are welcome to participate!

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Training Session #2 with Chief Judge George Healy

Saturday, October 18, 10am-12pm at Fuerza Laboral – Training Session #2 with Chief Judge George Healy of the Workers' Compensation Court

Learn about your rights when you are injured at work at the second training session with Chief Judge George Healy of the Workers' Compensation Court. This session will focus on injured workers' rights to medical attention, including the right to see doctors and specialists, the right to paid medication, and the right to any type of therapy or surgery paid by the insurance of your employer. We are also going to talk about the changes we need to the workers' compensation system so that we can all have quick and easy access to medical attention.

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THIS SATURDAY: First Training Session on Injured Workers' Rights with Chief Judge of the RI Workers' Compensation Court

THIS SATURDAY, September 27, 10am-12pm in the offices of Fuerza Laboral

The Chief Judge of the Workers Compensation Court, George Healy, is coming back to Fuerza for the second year in a row to conduct a training session for all workers on their rights when they are injured on the job or have work-related health problems. The first of three sessions will be THIS SATURDAY, September 27th from 10 AM - 12 PM in Fuerza's offices. Judge Healy will be training workers on their right to legal representation and the judicial process. A special focus of the training will be what legal resources are available to workers who are fired for getting injured or after pursuing workers' compensation cases. 

The second session, on Saturday, October 18 from 10am-12pm in Fuerza's offices, will focus on injured workers' rights to medical attention.
 
The third session, on Saturday, December 13 from 10am-12pm in Fuerza's officeswill cover the services available to injured workers.
 
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