Film: Sramik Awaaz (Worker Voices)

Film: Sramik Awaaz (Worker Voices)

On the fourth anniversary of the collapse of the Rana Plaza building on April 24, 2013, join us for a discussion on Sramik Awaaz, or “Worker Voices“, a film produced by Law@theMargins. Please RSVP. With over 1,100 casualties, the easily preventable...
Labor Organizing and the Left in Colombia During Dynamic Times

Labor Organizing and the Left in Colombia During Dynamic Times

Eduviges Campo and Caridad Vasquez are national officers with SINTRACIHOBI the union of in-home childcare providers, who won a 12 day national strike this April. They will talk about their struggles as women to build a union over the last 30 years, thoughts on...
Global Victory for Domestic Workers

Global Victory for Domestic Workers

The ILO voted by a whopping 396 to 16 margin to adopt a “historic set of international standards” known as the Convention on Domestic Workers. This great news from Geneva was many years in the making, as domestic workers from all over the world have been...

A Few Thoughts on the Mid-Term Elections

As we prepare to brace a Republican-controlled House after today’s elections, below are a few thoughts on how IPS is positioning itself in this new political landscape. We’d love to hear what else you all are thinking: 1. We are in for 2 years of stalemate...

Domestic Worker Abuse Doesn’t Just Happen in Lebanon

CNN featured a story this week about 10 Ethiopian domestic workers who committed suicide in Lebanon over a period seven weeks, noting the severe abuse inflicted by employers and the failure of government to protect them. Readers shocked by the reports of migrant...