David Gold from MDNA member firm Gold Machinery Group gave a tour of his facilities
to U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, U.S. Rep David Cicilline, Senator Jack Reed, Congressman Jim Langevin, State Senator Gayle Goldin, RI Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen, Rhode Island AFL-CIO President George Nee and District 1199 SEIU Executive Vice President Patrick Quinn on Friday, April 24, 2014.
These representatives visited both of Gold’s facilities, Gold International Machinery and LNA Laser Technology as part of “a roundtable discussion on paid leave” hosted by Representative David Cicilline.
MDNA member and Gold Machinery Group President, David Gold spoke to the group from the point of view of a successful business owner.
“To me, there’s business, but there’s also community, and quality of life. I believe that the business community is critical for creating a quality of life for all workers.”- Gold
Read the full story published on RI Future.org here