The agreement involves key stakeholders such as the U.S.-based Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the Association of Cotton-Textile Clusters of Uzbekistan, the Solidarity Center, and the Uzbekistan Ministry of Employment.
The two-year agreement, whose signatories include the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), the Association of Cotton-Textile Clusters of Uzbekistan, the Solidarity Center and the Uzbekistan Ministry of Employment, is a “cornerstone” of a new...
[The Guardian] CHLORINE ATTACKS AND DAILY HARASSMENT: WHY MEXICO’S FEMALE DELIVERY DRIVERS ARE ORGANIZING
“In the absence of truly pro-women initiatives from the government and the platforms, the punto naranja sends the message that positive actions can easily be taken,” says the Solidarity Center's Kruskaya Hidalgo.
The withdrawal of Western brands from Myanmar “doesn’t mean that production is ceasing--it’s sort of the opposite,” said Dave Welsh, the Myanmar country director for Solidarity Center, a labor rights organization. “You have all kinds of nefarious actors that are more...
[Sourcing Journal] What a Waste: Bangladesh Leather Exports Limited by Lack of Effluent Infrastructure
Monika Hartsel, deputy country program director of the Solidarity Center, a worker rights organization with an office in Bangladesh, pointed out "very dangerous" safety issues. "We’ve seen very few improvements in occupational safety,” she said. “You have the impact...
“'Right now, there is more exciting union organizing in Mexico than anywhere else in the world,' said Shawna Bader-Blau, head of the Solidarity Center, a global worker rights advocacy group. 'We are seeing new independent unions and actual collective bargaining...
"[F]our organizations have joined as associate founding members without voting power: Solidarity Center, Bangladesh, Bangladesh Center for Workers Solidarity, Awaj Foundation, and Bangladeshi Ovhibashi Mohila Sramik Association."
"Three years ago, the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, the Solidarity Center and the U.S. Agency for International Development teamed up to launch a campaign to improve road safety for Cambodia's garment workers."
[Ecotextile News] Harassment in Garment Factories Highlighted (Bangladesh, Cambodia, Central America and Indonesia)
"The Solidary Center has released a cross-sector study of gender-based violence and harassment which includes an exploration of issues experienced by women garment workers in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Central America and Indonesia."
"According to the U.S.-based workers’ rights organization, Solidarity Center, which condemned the murder, [Shahidul] Islam was a trade union organizer for 25 years, and was president of the BGIWF’s Gazipur district committee."
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