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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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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May Day 2015

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RAP in Union Square for May Day

To celebrate International Workers’ Day, RAP spoke with retail workers and community allies in Union Square and marched from billionaire Alice Walton’s house to protest Walmart’s treatment of its workers.

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RAP Joins the #FightFor15! – 4/15 2015

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RAP joins the #FightFor15

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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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