Posts Tagged ‘Brad Lander’


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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RAP helps introduce NYC bill to end job discrimination based on credit

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April 10, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Darrah Sipe Phone: 646.490-5925 NEW YORK, N.Y. – Today, Retail Action Project (RAP) members rallied around City Councilmembers Brad Lander and Deborah Rose, who re-introduced a bill making it illegal to discriminate against job candidates based on their credit histories. The bill also restricts the use of […]

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RAP Member Speaks Out for the “Stop Credit Discrimination in Employment Act”

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As a partner of the statewide New Yorkers for Responsible Lending coalition, RAP has been working hard to ensure retail workers don’t experience credit discrimination in hiring & promotions. Member Organizer Onieka O’Kieffe shared her story of discrimination in hiring at the campaign kickoff on July 17th , urging the NYC City Council to pass the Stop […]

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