Providence Library becoming “popular” with mass staff layoffs

Providence Public Library lays off workers, gives admins big raises.

uring the week of May 24th, the administration of the Providence Public Library announced to the staff that because of financial trouble they would be forced to lay off over 60 people. This would include the entire unionized custodial staff whose jobs would be outsourced to non-union labor. Forty more would be cut from Central and 10-15 from the branches.