Posts Tagged ‘employment discrimination’

May19

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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Jul17

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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Jun24

A Demonstration of Pride: Retail Workers of New York City

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  by Tyi Jones On Sunday, June 24th,  I awoke to a beaming sun glare, and geeky anxiety tickling my tummy. It was going to be my time going to New York City’s Pride Parade, and not only was I going to be a spectator, I was going to be in the parade! As a […]

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