MEDIA ADVISORY: Sen. Nesselbush and Rep. Craven to hold press conference with Fuerza Laboral about workers’ co-op legislation
STATE HOUSE – Sen. Donna M. Nesselbush (D-Dist. 15, Pawtucket, North Providence) and Rep. Robert E. Craven (D-Dist. 32, North Kingstown) will be joined by Fuerza Laboral on Wednesday, April 12 at 3 p.m. in the Senate Lounge of the State House for a press conference regarding legislation (2017-S 0676 / 2017-H 6001) to create a statutory vehicle for the creation and functioning of workers' cooperatives. Workers' cooperatives are corporations that are owned and democratically governed by their members.
The act would also allow any corporation to elect to become a workers' cooperative by so stating in its certificate of incorporation, or in its amendments to its certificate of incorporation.
For more information, contact:
Andrew Caruolo, Publicist
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903