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.
88 PERCENT OF WHOM ARE GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS
Reaching 70 Million+ People Worldwide
Solidarity Center in the News
“Unions are the largest civil society organizations in any country, they are membership-based, sustainable, and are themselves examples of democratic practice,” said Shawna Bader-Blau, the executive director of the Solidarity Center. “Weak or strong, they have...
Unions and workers across Africa need to be a part of government meetings about trade agreements, said Christopher Johnson, Solidarity Center Africa regional program director. "Worker rights need to be part of the conversation," he said. [minute 3:40]
[Cambodian Journalists Alliance Association News] Authorities Aided Alleged Union-Busting at Puma-Supplying Factory (Cambodia)
The global brands purchasing from Southeast Asia’s garment factories often do little to intervene unless facing sustained pressure, said Dave Welsh, Burma and Thailand country director for labor rights NGO Solidarity Center, who also worked in Cambodia from 2010 to...