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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A Dream to #ChangeZara – MLK Day 2015

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On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Zara workers and their allies met at the Zara flagship store to call for retail justice. A Dream to #ChangeZara – MLK Day 2015

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2014 “wRAP-Up”


As we enter the new year, here’s a look back at 2014 at RAP!

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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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Fall 2014 Member Organizing Training applications are open! Apply by Oct. 3rd


RAP’s Member Organizing Training (MOT) is a 3-month intensive 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 training, support, and hands-on experience to build power in stores and across the retail industry. The 2014 fall program runs from November […]

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