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Unions Worldwide Celebrate Solidarity Center’s 20th!

Here is a sample of greetings unions around the world sent the Solidarity Center on its 20th Anniversary!   Belarusian Congress of Democratic Trade Unions Georgian Trade Union Confederation Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions IndustriAll Confederation of...

Celebrate with Solidarity Center November 15, 2017!

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we are hosting a book launch and celebratory evening event Wednesday, November 15. Please join us as we mark a significant milestone in our work to promote worker rights worldwide, recognize our partners and allies, and lay the...

Trade Unions Organizing Workers “Informalized from Above”: Case Studies from Cambodia, Colombia, South Africa and Tunisia (Rutgers, 2013)

Four case studies examine successful union organizing among workers whose jobs have been privatized, outsourced or contracted out. This Solidarity Center report is part of a multiyear research project, funded by the U.S. Agency forInternational Development, to study...

Emergent Solidarities: Labor Movement Responses to Migrant Workers in the Dominican Republic and Jordan (Rutgers, 2013)

This report explores examples of unions making significant change in their approaches to migrant worker organizing and how the Solidarity Center has played a role in shifting union thinking about migrant workers and supporting union engagement and activities. Part one...

Trade Union Organizing in the Informal Economy: A Review of the Literature on Organizing in Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America and Western, Central and Eastern Europe (Rutgers, 2013)

This report reviews the literature of efforts throughout the globe by workers who labor outside the formal labor economy of their countries to form or join trade unions as well as unions’ efforts to organize and represent them. This Solidarity Center report is part of...

Informal Economy Conference Agenda

Conference Summary and Proceedings Agenda Friday December 2, 2011 Keynote Address Shawna Bader-Blau, Executive Director, Solidarity Center Research Presentation: Trade Union Responses to Organizing in the Informal Economy Rutgers University researchers Panel Response:...

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