WHY WE’RE DIFFERENT
We are the largest U.S.-based international worker rights organization partnering directly with workers and their unions, and supporting their struggle for respect, fair wages, better workplaces and a voice in the global economy.
We value the dignity of work and workers. We know how all the work everyone depends on gets done–who picks the food for your table, cleans your home so you can go to the office, makes your clothes, keeps your streets clean. And at our core is every worker’s right to solve issues through collective action and to form unions.
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Solidarity Center in the News
One worker "also worries about her ability to work overtime, which has often been a prerequisite by demanding factory managers for workers keeping their jobs, as the labor rights organization Solidarity Center noted in its 2019 “Alternative Report on Labor Rights and...
"Dave Welsh, country director for Thailand and Myanmar of the Solidarity Center, spoke with The Diplomat’s Luke Hunt about growing support for independent trade unions as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to punish regional economies, forcing businesses to...
[Democratic Voice of Burma] Burma’s Garment Sector Watchdog Is Leaving. What Does This Mean for Brands and Their Workers?
"Dave Welsh of labor rights group Solidarity Center says, 'If [brands] need the public relations benefit of claiming to hire a third-party monitor, waiting for their evaluation, that strikes me as being primarily for public relations purposes, not to actually making a...
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