Press Releases

Dec19

SoHo Retailer Pays $950,000 to Workers in Wage Theft Settlement

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For Immediate Release: December 18, 0212 Yana Walton, Retail Action Project Communications Director O: 646-490-5925 C: 646-453-9816 E-mail: yana@retailactionproject.org MEDIA ADVISORY: SoHo Retailer Pay $950,000 to Workers in Wage Theft Settlement NYS Attorney Generals’ Office Disburses Checks at the Retail Action Project on Thursday 12/20 New York, NY:  On Thursday, December 20th, over a hundred current […]

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Nov21

RAP Targets Retailers Open on Thanksgiving for Black Friday Actions

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For Immediate Release: November 21, 2012 Contact: Justin Hamano E-mail: justin@retailactionproject.org Office: 646.490.5925 Cell: 347.861.5254 RETAIL ACTION PROJECT TARGETS RETAILERS OPEN ON THANKSGIVING ON BLACK FRIDAY, WORKERS & SHOPPERS VISIT WALMART & MORE New York, NY –  Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, generating massive revenues for the growing retail industry. But […]

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Oct16

Retail Workers Protest Abusive Scheduling at Flagship Abercrombie & Fitch

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For Immediate Release: October 15, 2012 Contact: Yana Walton E-mail: yana@retailactionproject.org Office: 646.490.5925 Cell: 646.453.9816  Retail Workers Protest Abusive Scheduling at Flagship Abercrombie & Fitch New York, NY – Retail workers and allies of the Retail Action Project (RAP) are taking action to demand livable schedules at Abercrombie & Fitch’s flagship store on 5th Avenue this week, […]

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Oct11

Retail Action Project Launches Sustainable Scheduling Campaign

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For Immediate Release:  October 10, 2012  Contact: Yana Walton E-mail: yana@retailactionproject.org Office: 646.490.5925 Cell: 646.453.9816 RETAIL WORKERS FIGHT FOR THE 40 HOUR WORK WEEK: RETAIL ACTION PROJECT LAUNCHES SUSTAINABLE SCHEDULING CAMPAIGN New York, NY – Retail workers from the Retail Action Project (RAP) are launching a Sustainable Scheduling Campaign to address the underemployment crisis caused […]

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May16

Retail Action Project Condemns JC Penney’s Elimination of Commissioned Sales Positions

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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2012 Contact: Yana Walton Email:yana@retailactionproject.org Phone:  646-490-5925 Cell Phone:  646-453-9816 Retail Action Project Condemns JC Penney’s Elimination of Commissioned Sales Positions New York: Today the Retail Action Project (RAP) released this statement regarding JC Penney’s elimination of several commissioned sales positions: RAP strongly opposes the elimination of commissioned sales jobs […]

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