Enero 2010

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Conference on Irregular Migration: Legal and Policy Perspectives, UN Millennium Hotel

January 21 – 22, 2010

Global Workers attended the first day of the Conference on Irregular Migration: Legal and Policy Perspectives. The two day conference was jointly hosted by the International Organization for Migration and the Center for Migration Studies, and had speakers from all aspects of civil society, including the ACLU and New York Immigration Coalition , and international diplomats , including representatives from Mexico and Morocco, to weigh in on the subject.

CT Legal Services, Stamford, CT Jan. 27, 2010

Global Workers’ Executive Director met with staff attorneys at the Stamford Day Laborer Wage Clinic, a Project of Connecticut Legal Services, Inc. The clinic is a pilot project to address the pervasive exploitation of day laborers in Stamford, Connecticut. Day laborers is the term used for workers who wait on street corners to be picked by just about anyone for short term contract work. Often the workers have very little information about the people they are agreeing to work for putting them in a vulnerable position.

Dartmouth College MLK Social Justice Award Jan. 29, 2010

Today Dartmouth College awarded Global Workers’ Executive Director with the MLK Social Justice Award for Ongoing Commitment. Cathleen graduated from Dartmouth College in 1992 and has dedicated her life to social justice causes. The celebration also honored alumni Dr. Peter H. Kilmarx for his work to combat HIV/AIDS with the Lifetime Achievement Award and Methembe Ndlovu Co-Founder of Grassroot Soccer in Zimbabwe with the Emerging Leadership Award.

Noticias

"Tribunal canadiense ordena a empresa indemnizar a trabajadoras mexicanas" (fuente: La Jornada)

COMUNICADO DE PRENSA: Guatemala, Guatemala - Hoy Global Workers Justice Alliance, la Pastoral de Movilidad Humana de la Conferencia Episcopal de Guatemala y La Oficina de Derechos Humanos del Arzobispado de Guatemala hacer saber al publico nacional e internacional de la apropiación irregular de títulos de propiedad por parte de reclutadores de trabajadores migrantes temporales, con el informe "Confiscación de Títulos de Propiedad en Guatemala por parte de reclutadores en Programas de Trabajadores Temporales con Visas H-2B". Sigue el enlace para acceder el comunicado completo:

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