RAP joined NYC workers in the fight for $15

Read about "the largest protest by low-wage workers in US history" in the Guardian.

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Workers are starting to #ChangeZara in Chicago

The #ChangeZara has expanded to Chicago! Workers in the Windy City want the same wages and hours that workers have won in NYC. Show support for Zara workers taking their fight nationwide at tinyurl.com/ChangeZara.

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#ChangeZara Chicago

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Support workers who want to #ChangeZara by signing their petition at tinyurl.com/ChangeZara

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RAP’s new Short-Shifted report

Thanks to the hard work of RAP members and Professor Stephanie Luce of CUNY, we collected the stories and experiences of NYC retail workers in relation to their work schedules. By highlighting these workers' personal experiences, RAP's new reported Short-Shifted takes an in-depth look at how "just-in-time" scheduling and underscheduling affect workers' quality of life.
 

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The Retail Action Project (RAP) is a member-based organization with the mission of building worker power, elevating industry standards, and promoting family-sustaining jobs. We achieve this through engaging in collective action, highlighting worker voices, growing member professional capacity, and nurturing leadership.

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May19

RAP helps pass NYC bill to end credit discrimination in employment

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On May 6, 2015, Mayor Bill DeBlasio signed Intro. 261, the “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act.”  He was joined by City Councilmember Brad Lander, the lead bill sponsor, and  members of the NYC Coalition to Stop Credit Checks in Employment. The Retail Action Project (RAP) is a part of this coalition of over 75 labor, community, […]

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May01

May Day 2015

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May Day 2015

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Apr15

RAP Joins the #FightFor15! – 4/15 2015

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#FightFor15 – 4/15

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Apr02

Applications now open for Summer Member Organizing Training!

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RAP’s MOT program is a 3-month intensive training 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 the training, skills and hands-on experience you’ll to build power in stores and across the retail industry. MOTs have gone on to become […]

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Mar03

#ChangeZara #NYFW – NY Fashion Week 2015

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#ChangeZara #NYFW – NY Fashion Week 2015

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