Take a Stand for Retail Workers

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We decided to take a stand. For too long, retail workers have been subject to unpredictable hours and paychecks. Together, we can lead the way for better standards and opportunities in the retail industry.

Have you signed my petition for steady, livable hours at Abercrombie & Fitch? 

If you have, here are three more things you can do to support us:

  • Come kick off our fight for stable, predictable and livable work hours in the heart of Fifth Avenue retail!

WHAT: Sustainable Scheduling Campaign Launch
WHEN: Wednesday, October 17 at 11am
WHERE: Abercrombie & Fitch Flagship Store, 5th Avenue & 56th St, Manhattan
We are counting on your support. Will you join us?
Please RSVP on Facebook or email sasha@retailactionproject.org.

  • ​Post this on your Facebook wall and share it with 5 friends: 

​We need jobs we can sustain our families on! Join the Sustainable Scheduling campaign to hold retailers accountable. Sign Bintou's petition to Abercrombie & Fitch asking for an end to “on-call” shifts: chn.ge/PXdMOU 

  • Tweet this!

Tell @abercrombie to end erratic & abusive on-call scheduling! chn.ge/PXdMOU #PartTimeHustle #aberproblems 

Retailers are prospering, but their low-cost strategy means we get so few hours, many of us are eligible for partial unemployment. We are worth more. Let’s show Fifth Avenue our power by forming an underemployed workers line. Retailers are making a fortune from playing games with our livelihoods. Come take a spin on our life-sized "Wheel of Misfortune" where the game is rigged so workers can never get enough hours to get ahead.    
 
Through the Sustainable Scheduling campaign, we are building power by taking action at stores for stable & predictable work hours.

See you Wednesday!

The Sustainable Scheduling Campaign is supported by:

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU, UFCW), A Better Balance, ALIGN, The Black Institute, CLASP, Demos, Family Values at Work, Good Old Lower East Side (GOLES), Interfaith Worker Justice, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ), Make the Road New York, Moms Rising, 9to5, National Association of Working Women, National Employment Law Project (NELP), National Partnership for Women and Families, NEDAP, New Immigrant Community Empowerment, Queers for Economic Justice, Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY), Women Employed, Young Workers United

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commented 2012-10-28 21:28:42 -0400 · Flag
I am glad to know that there is such a thing as a Retail Union. I wish I had known that when I was working retail in my youth.
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