Fighting for worker justice in the global economy.
- Campaign for Labor Rights (CLR)
- Clean Clothes Campaign (Europe-based, Asia-focused)
- Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras (Mexico-focused)
- Global Exchange
- International Labor Rights Forum
- Maquiladora Solidarity Network (Canada-based)
- National Labor Committee
- SweatFree Communities
- Sweatshop Watch
- Transfair USA (fair trade)
- Witness for Peace
- Women Working Worldwide (U.K.-based)
- International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers Federation
- Solidarity Center
- Workers United, an affiliate of SEIU
Suggested Reading Materials
- Armbruster-Sandoval, Ralph. Globalization and Cross-Border Labor Solidarity in the Americas: The Anti-Sweatshop Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice. New York: Routledge, 2005.
- Frundt, Henry. Cross-Border Organizing in the Apparel Industry: Lessons From Central America and the Caribbean? Labor Studies Journal, Spring, 1999.
- Pruett, Duncan and Clean Clothes Campaign. Looking for a Quick Fix: How Weak Social Auditing is Keeping Workers in Sweatshops. Amsterdam: PrimaveraQuint, 2005.
- STITCH. Women Behind the Labels: Worker Testimonies from Central America. Available from www.stitchonline.org.
- International Textile, Garment, and Leather Workers Federation. Organising in a Global Economy and Educate and Organise. Handbooks for educators and activists, available from the ITGLWF.
- Murder and Impunity: Colombia and Guatemala
- Trade, Globalization, and the Race to the Bottom
- Flower Workers and Economic Justice
- Honduran Labor Resistance to the Coup
- Labor Rights in Mexico
- Banana Worker Justice Initiative
- Sweatshop Initiative
- Coffee Worker Justice Initiative
- Past Struggles
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