Clocking-In: Making work that works for all of us

Explore worker stories, national data, and action resources at Clocking-In, a new interactive website that lifts up the voices of workers to highlight racial and gender inequities in the restaurant, retail, and domestic industries.

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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

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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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Membership Organizer Training Graduation – Summer 2015

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Summer 2015 MOT Graduation

This summer’s leadership program MOTs had their graduation lunch last Thursday!

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August Membership Dinner

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RAP members enjoyed a fun night of games and delicious Indian food at our August Membership Dinner!

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RAP Member and Staff Honored at Third Annual Joseph S. Murphy Scholarship for Diversity in Labor Awards


RAP’s valued staff member Dolly Martinez and member leader Onieka O’Kieffe were recognized at the Murphy Institute’s Third Annual Joseph S. Murphy Scholarship for Diversity in Labor awards ceremony. Dolly was honored as a rising leader in the labor movement, and Onieka received the 1199 SEIU Basil Patterson Award.

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June Membership Picnic

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The RAP family enjoyed the June picnic!

A fine afternoon of delicious food and card games at Madison Square Park with the RAP family!

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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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