Families and Flexibility Conference
September 29, 2014 –
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer is hosting a conference on Monday, September 29th from 8.30 am – 12 pm on redefining work-life balance for our changing workforce and workplaces. Carrie Nathan, a member of the Retail Action Project and RWDSU Local 1-S, will speak on a panel moderated by Steve Greenhouse and Rachel Swarns of the New York Times. Come to discuss your experiences with flexibility in the workplace and strategize about how workers -- especially women -- can have greater predictability, more control over their time, and enough hours to live on. You can find more information about the #FlexTimeNYC conference here.
RAP Karaoke Happy Hour
October 1, 2014 –
Join us for our fall member happy hour! We’ll have a private room for hanging out and karaoke, so be sure to bring your singing skills. Food will be provided. Bring your friends and coworkers to hang out with the RAP community!
Member Organizer Training (MOT) Applications Due!
October 3, 2014N/A
Member Organizing Training: November 2014 - January 2015
RAP’s Member Organizing Training (MOT) is a 3-month intensive program that develops the organizing and leadership skills of RAP members who want to learn how to become leaders in workplace change. You’ll get training, support, and hands-on experience to build power in stores and across the retail industry. The 2014 fall program runs from November through January. Participants must commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week.
Low-Wage Rage: Workers Fight Back!
October 16, 2014 –
MARCH FOR HIGHER WAGES AND WORKPLACE DIGNITY!
With nearly half of all NYC residents living near poverty today, we’re at a breaking point.
We’ve had it. Many of us are burning up with low-wage rage, and it’s time to call out who is responsible: Walmart and the Walton family. If you’re fed up, it’s time to rise up against them!