Fighting for worker justice in the global economy.
USLEAP works primarily through and with existing grassroots organizations and networks in the U.S., as well as in Canada and Europe.
In the U.S., USLEAP works with a broad range of religious, human rights, student, and trade union organizations, including Alliance for Global Justice, International Labor Rights Forum, , Global Exchange, Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, the Latin America Working Group, NISGUA, the Solidarity Center of the AFL-CIO, SEIU, Steelworkers, STITCH, the Teamsters, UAS, UFCW, UNITE HERE, United Students Against Sweatshops, US Office on Colombia, Washington Office on Latin America, Witness for Peace, Worker Rights Consortium. In Canada, it works with the Maquila Solidarity Network.
USLEAP also works with global union federations (e.g. the International Union of Foodworkers, the International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers’ Federation, the International Metalworkers’ Federation), European allies (e.g. the European Banana Action Network), and, periodically, like-minded groups in Asia. USLEAP is a member of the Steering Committee of the World Banana Forum.
USLEAP's board of directors includes representatives from human rights, student, and trade union organizations in the U.S.
USLEAP is based in Chicago with a regional office in Latin America (Guatemala, 1991-2007, Colombia, 2009-2010) that is currently unfilled.
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