Posts Tagged ‘New York City Council’


Have you been denied a job or promotion due to a credit check?

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Many employers, including retail stores, use credit checks during their employment screening process. Do you think that you’ve been denied a position due to a credit check? Take this survey to help us find out more about employers who are running unfair credit checks when hiring employees. NYC City Council is close to passing a […]

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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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“I worked with the flu at Urban Outfitters, since part-timers don’t get paid sick days.”

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My name is Zyad Hammad and I’m a Syrian-Mexican American student getting my  education New York City, and a member of the Retail Action Project. I’m on scholarship studying international relations, and that means I need to work to pay my rent and bills in this expensive city. To support myself, I work as a […]

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