Just Released: Unstable scheduling policy brief

RAP's Just Hours campaign teamed up with CLASP and Women Employed to release this new brief on policy solutions to just-in-time scheduling. Read the report here.

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Victory at Victoria’s Secret!

Victoria's Secret flagship workers with the #JustHours campaign organized to improve pay and hours at their store. The result? Significant raises across the board for all workers in the company's Manhattan stores!

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Discounted Jobs Report

RAP members surveyed hundreds of retail workers across NYC’s five boroughs to bring you this groundbreaking report on the state of current retail jobs by Professor Stephanie Luce of CUNY Murphy Institute and RAP's Naoki Fujita. Download your copy here.

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Recent Updates

Jan27

Walmart Worker at the State of the Union Speech

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Who should be invited to attend the State of the Union address? In The New York Times’ Room for Debate blog, RAP’s Carrie Gleason writes about Anthony Goytia and how he should represent low-wage workers at this year’s speech. Anthony Goytia works for America’s largest employer – Walmart. For over a year, he has toiled as [...]

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Oct03

Applications open for fall Member Organizing Training!

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RAP’s Member Organizing Training (MOT) program is a 6-month intensive training program that develops the organizing and leadership skills of contributing 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. The fall [...]

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Sep26

Uninsured? RAP can help you get free or low-cost health care!

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  Uninsured? RAP’s got you covered! Call our hotline today at 917.602.4356. Not getting health benefits at work? Make a FREE appointment with a RAP healthcare access navigator to determine if you and your family qualify for free or low cost health insurance through the NY State of Health Marketplace.  What’s up with the new healthcare [...]

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Sep17

Oct 2 Panel Discussion: From Runway to Retail – How frontline workers are affected by fast fashion

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Sep04

Calling all Creatives: Art & Media Committee’s Animated Video Project

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Calling all creatives! Join RAP’s Art & Media committee to share your ideas for a flash animation viral video about how scheduling in retail affects our lives! We’ll meet with animators from Pratt Institute and our granting partner from the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP) at the RAP office on Monday, Sept 16th at 6:30pm. [...]

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