Retail Action Project

  • The Disturbing Reality About Being A Low-Wage Retail Worker

    The Disturbing Reality About Being A Low-Wage Retail Worker

    It's been more than five weeks since Hurricane Sandy roared across the Eastern Seaboard, devastating the lives of thousands residents in New York, New Jersey and several other states. Many are still dealing with the fallout caused by damaged homes, destroyed possessions and lost wages. They include New... Continue Reading

  • The 3 Biggest Myths About Retail Workers

    The 3 Biggest Myths About Retail Workers

    Employees at Walmart, the world's largest retailer, are striking for the first time in 50 years. It's hard to believe it took so long. Walmart Stores Inc. is a massive corporation, yet many workers receive low wages and are denied benefits. But a couple of big myths about retail workers keep the public from... Continue Reading

  • Study: NYC Retail Workers Underpaid, Too Few Have Steady Hours

    Study: NYC Retail Workers Underpaid, Too Few Have Steady Hours

    New York City is many things to many people. But if there's one feature that most agree on, it's that Gotham is an expensive place to live. The average rent for a Manhattan apartment is nearly $3,000 a month, roughly three times that of the average rent paid nationwide, so it can tough making a living in the... Continue Reading