global supply chains

Event: Workers Key to More Fair Global Food Supply Chains

Farmworker rights advocates, policymakers and agricultural workers from Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia and the United States are set to share strategies to build worker power, create decent work in the fields and demand greater justice across global food chains in Los Angeles October 11. The conference, “Realizing a More Fair Global Food Supply Chain,” will explore… [READ MORE]

Migrant Workers in Thailand Win Justice for Abuse at Work

Worker rights advocates are hailing a recent court decision in Thailand that dismissed criminal defamation charges against 14 migrant workers from Myanmar who faced jail time after reporting abusive working conditions on a poultry farm. Fourteen workers who left the farm in 2016 described forced overtime, unlawful salary deductions, confiscation of passports and restrictions on… [READ MORE]

Solidarity Center Video Wins Telly Award!

A Solidarity Center video that shows how unions are key to reversing the dynamic that fuels low wages and unsafe workplaces in the global supply chain won the top award in the Social Responsibility category of the 2017 Telly Awards. The Telly Awards honor the best in TV and cable, digital and streaming, and non-broadcast… [READ MORE]

Video: Workers’ Role, Power in Global Supply Chains

A new Solidarity Center video makes it easy to understand how global supply chains, government inaction, poverty and economic inequality are connected—while highlighting how unions are key to reversing the dynamic that fuels low wages and unsafe workplaces. In the short, “white board” video, the narrator explains that by using collective power, workers “improve their workplaces,… [READ MORE]