Open Democracy

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.

Sisters in solidarity: the communal care of domestic workers in the Middle East

The Domestic Workers Solidarity Network in Jordan is the first initiative of its kind in the country and one of few in the region. The network, whose motto is “Sisters in Solidarity,” aims to serve and support domestic workers through awareness-raising, legal assistance and roundtables in coordination with the Adalah Center for Human Rights Studies…. [READ MORE]

The Human Rights of Labourers

Shawna Bader-Blau, Solidarity Center Executive Director, shares her insights on the significance of the fourth report of the UN special rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, presented to the UN General Assembly on 21 October 2016.

Supply chains roundtable: Neha Misra

“A credible and successful governance system would ensure that ALL workers (including migrant and informal economy workers) are covered by labor and other legal protections,” said Neha Misra, Solidarity Center Senior Specialist on Migration and Human Trafficking.