Posts Tagged ‘Discounted Jobs’



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by secret shopper While shopping at TJ Maxx recently, Secret Shopper observed a bustle of activity—not among the customers, who were slowly sorting through racks of clothing—but among the employees, who were scanning, stocking and assisting at the speed of light. Before I arrived someone had spilled nail polish on the floor in front of […]

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Discounted Jobs Policy Breakfast A Hit!

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by: Cherone Bellinfantie Most people anticipate Friday the 13th with a sense of impending doom, but not so for us retail activists this bright Manhattan morning at the CUNY Murphy Institute! Before an audience of numerous university professors, reporters, union members and politicians, we at The Retail Action Project presented the shocking statistics from our  groundbreaking […]

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Discounted Jobs Policy Breakfast

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Media Advisory: April 10, 2012 Contact: Yana Walton O: 646.490.5925 C: 646.453.9816. Discounted Jobs Policy Breakfast: Retail Workers & Advocates Call for Improved Jobs in Retail Industry Friday, April 13th 8:45am -10:30am, CUNY Murphy Institute, 25 West 43rd Street, 19th Fl. WHAT: Retail is a leading industry in job creation, but it is also […]

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Discounted Jobs: How Retailers Sell Workers Short

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Join the Retail Action Project for a dialogue on the report findings of a recent participatory city-wide survey of NYC retail workers: Discounted Jobs: How Retailers Sell Workers Short on Friday, April 13th at 9am at the CUNY Murphy Institute. Retail is a leading industry in job creation, yet retail is also America’s largest employer […]

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RAP & CUNY MURPHY INSTITUTE – “Discounted Jobs: How Retailers Sell Workers Short”

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Download Executive Summary Download Entire Report Retail is one of the fastest growing sectors in the United States and a core part of the New York City economy. A study of 436 frontline retail workers conducted in the fall of 2011 by the Retail Action Project and Stephanie Luce of the City University of New […]

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