“Never in a million years did I expect that I’d come this far doing organizing,” [Labinjo] says. But he insists that the raises, as well as the end of on-call scheduling that they’d won a few months before, aren’t enough. It needs to be on paper, in a contract.
The Nation profiles Zara worker and RAP member Jedediah Labinjo, who discusses his experiences in retail and his work in the #ChangeZara campaign.
- April 22, 2015 – THE NATION: Have We Seen the End of the 8-Hour Day?
#ChangeZara in the Press
- February 21, 2015 – NEW YORK TIMES: In Service Sector, No Rest for the Working
- January 7, 2015 – THINKPROGRESS: Zara Workers Win Wage Increase in New York City
- January 4, 2015 – NEW YORK TIMES: Signs of Economic Promise are offering Some Hope for the New Year
- September 9, 2014 – NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Retail Employees Frustrated by Slashed Hours, Erratic Schedules
- September 8, 2014 – NEW YORK TIMES: Some Retail Workers Find Better Deals with Unions
- July 31, 2014 – HUFFINGTON POST: ‘Fed Up’ Zara Workers Battle for More Hours