Future of Work Round Table

“Today’s global supply chains contain large quantities of temporary and contract labor. There is virtually no legal accountability for lead firms when it comes to human rights, as they subcontract out the vast majority of the work – and their responsibility,” says Shawna Bader-Blau, Solidarity Center executive director.

The Human Pain in Every Morsel You Eat

“People coming together undoing those legacies of disenfranchisement, feudalism and slavery to create real voice and power: That is what we see when we see agricultural workers coming together,” says Shawna Bader-Blau, Solidarity Center executive director  [Starting minute 5:00], in this podcast interview.

Plight of Workers in Northeast Gets Global Attention (Nigeria)

“The trauma experienced by working families at the peak of the insurgency is yet to be comprehensively addressed,” the Solidarity Center said in an 8-page document released in Abuja on Tuesday.  The Solidarity Center, a Washington-based organization, collaborated with the Nigeria Labor Congress (NLC) to carry out a comprehensive survey on the plight of workers in northeast Nigeria.

Can Myanmar’s Garment Sector Reach Its Full Potential?

The Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association must begin to see international institutions and NGOs as allies in the effort to show just how the industry is moving toward greater compliance. The ILO and U.S. Solidarity Center can be of immense help… Not only do they have the professionals Myanmar needs to move ahead, they have the credibility Myanmar lacks.