Marcia Reback Scholarship Fund

City Workers Sewerage

Union Leader Services

The ILSR offers customized training and workshops for union leaders and their members across the state. 


Learning Opportunities

The ILSR offers employees the opportunity to pursue
their education in a convenient and supportive
environment at their workplace


Leadership For A Future

(LFAF) is a collaborative
program for community, religious and labor organizations, providing  opportunities for leaders to build long-term relationships with diverse communities.


Enjoy LaborVision on TV every week to keep informed on labor topics of interest to our community. Since 1986, The Institute has produced the television program, LaborVision. It is the only television program dedicated exclusively to covering issues of concern to Rhode Island workers and their families.

LaborVision can be seen on:

Cox Channel 14 and Verizon FioS Channel 33 at:

     Tuesday at 7:00 PM

     Thursday at 8:00 PM

     Saturday at 5:00 PM

Visit our LaborVision YouTube Channel to check out all of our latest episodes.

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Ed2Go: Professional Development

We offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that can be taken online.

The Institute for Labor Studies & Research is a non-profit organization dedicated to building futures and changing lives in our local communities.  RIILSR hosts a variety of events throughout the year to generate funds to support the wide variety of programs and services that are offered to more than 8,000 working Rhode Islanders each year.