Retail Action Project

During the first half of the Twentieth Century, as America became an industrial power, the most important battles for labor rights unfolded at steel plants, coal mines, oil refineries, and at manufacturing plants around the country, particularly in the auto industry.  Heavy industry and...
02/19/2013
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Quick: What's the greatest threat facing the American family?  Okay, scratch that. There's no fast answer to such a big question. Over the past thirty years, though, a slew of politicians, religious leaders, and pundits have told a simple story about the American family under seige in a...
01/23/2013
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Quick: What's the greatest threat facing the American family?  Okay, scratch that. There's no fast answer to such a big question. Over the past thirty years, though, a slew of politicians, religious leaders, and pundits have told a simple story about the American family under seige in a...
01/23/2013
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We’ve been talking a lot this year on PolicyShop about the work of groups like Fast Food Forward, OUR Walmart, the Retail Action Project, the Restaurant Opportunities Centers, Hotel Workers Rising, and the National Domestic Workers Alliance. These groups and their allies are organizing low-...
12/05/2012
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“Every week I would work different hours, and budgeting to make rent and cover my expenses became difficult because I didn’t know how much I would earn each month,” explains Janet, a former Tommy Hilfiger salesperson.  She is one of 436 workers surveyed as part of a new study...
01/19/2012
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