Labor Day Speeches


The Rhode Island Labor History Society remembered the workers murdered in Saylsville on the anniversary of the massacre in 2010.

R.I. Labor History Executive Board member Ryan McIntyre led the effort to place a monument at the scene where the Saylesville workers were killed.

RILHS Board member Pat Brady speaks to the crowd at the commemoration. 

RILHS Board member

Ryan McIntyre

is third from right.

It was Ryan’s hard work that made the Saylesville Memorial a reality.

Board member Maureen Martin and Patrick Crowley examine the gravestone marked with bullet holes from the guns of the National Guard.

The fight for worker rights continues.

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