What We’re Doing
Global Champion for Working People, Barbara Shailor, Passes Away
Working people across the world lost an important champion last week when Barbara Shailor passed. Shailor spent her life dedicated to helping improve the lives of working people, particularly women, both in the U.S. and around the world.
Thai Unions Coordinate, Collaborate for Success
After working several years at an auto parts factory outside Bangkok, Prasit Prasopsuk compared conditions at his workplace with those of a friend employed at a similar plant—and realized his wages were lower and working conditions worse because there was no union representation.
Resolution 26: The Solidarity Center-Twenty Years of Standing Up For Workers Around the World
In honor of its 20th anniversary, we recognize the achievements and role of the Solidarity Center in the fight for global justice, and call on convention delegates and unions to become a sponsor of the next 20 years of Solidarity Center programs, participate in Solidarity Center exchange programs and contribute expertise to its programs, and join solidarity campaigns led by the Solidarity Center to protect trade union rights around the world.
A Global Supply Chain Still Built on Worker Misery: The Garment Industry in Bangladesh
Nearly five years after the torture and assassination of Bangladeshi labor leader Aminul Islam, the country's garment-sector employers and the government continue to persecute workers who try to exercise basic...