Transnational Workers Rights: Emerging Strategies from the Global North and South

Nik Theodore and J. Alberto Fernandez


This report identifies several key trends shaping the global economy, and highlights innovative strategies to build worker power, raise labor standards, reduce poverty, and increase the returns from trade for low-­wage workers and their communities. It was commissioned by the Society for Labour and Development (based in India), the Project of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ProDESC, based in Mexico), and the National Guestworkers Alliance (based in the United States), three labor rights organizations that are developing transnational strategies for organizing workers in low-­wage industries.

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