At a United Nations meeting on migration in New York, Solidarity Center Executive Director Shawna Bader-Blau contrasted the unchallenged right of capital to move freely across borders with the lack of rights and labor protections for migrant workers. "Migrant workers should not suffer a lifetime of being separated from family," Bader-Blau said at the session, held to inform the development of the UN Global Compact on Migration. Also this week in Solidarity Center news: a Guatemalan farmer’s murder reveals vast employer theft and in Haiti, garment workers march for better wage. Read more.
photo: Solidarity Center Executive Director Shawna Bader-Blau; photo by Neha Misra/Solidarity Center