October Membership Dinner

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On October 7th, we broke in the new office at 7 Penn Plaza with a delicious taco night! Photo credit to member-leader Beena!

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RAP helps pass NYC bill to end credit discrimination in employment

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On May 6, 2015, Mayor Bill de Blasio 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, […]

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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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#ChangeZara Campaign Update Video!

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Check out this video from one of our #ChangeZara worker leaders, Sharlene Santos, to learn about what the campaign has accomplished since May and our vision moving forward. 

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Have you been denied a job or promotion due to a credit check?

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Many employers, including retail stores, use credit checks during their employment screening process. Do you think that you’ve been denied a position due to a credit check? Take this survey to help us find out more about employers who are running unfair credit checks when hiring employees. NYC City Council is close to passing a […]

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