Posts Tagged ‘May Day’

May01

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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May01

VIDEO: Retail Reality – Shifty Business released for May Day!

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RAP is excited to announce the release of a brand new, brilliantly animated video that explains how just-in-time scheduling works in retail! This video is our latest effort to educate retail workers and policy makers about the need for just hours: fair, stable and predictable schedules – ¬†and explores who gets disproportionately affected by this […]

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May08

RAP Joins Thousands for May Day

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RAPpers, RWDSU, Unions, OWS protesters, workers, students, activists and others join the thousands in celebrating International Workers Day and demanding better working conditions for retail workers. http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.224111514368300.47822.184975614948557&type=3

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May01

May Day & Retail In NYC: Then & Now

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by Naoki Fujita The Retail Action Project came out in force on May 1, 2012 to celebrate¬†International Workers Day. Union Square, the launching point of the march down Broadway, has a long history of worker activism going back to the 1930s. In March of 1930, a massive march for International Unemployment Day gathered in the […]

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