VIDEO: Organizing for Change – Workers in the Informal Economy

The informal workforce is the backbone of economies around the world. Yet the contributions of informal workers often go unrecognized. Earnings are low, risks are high, and broad systemic issues prevent informal workers from working their way out of poverty.

But change is possible.This five-minute video explains how around the globe, informal workers are organizing to amplify their visibility, voice and power.

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A May Day message from Jane Barrett, Director of Organization and Representation


    Read more about the examples from Ghana, India and Thailand featured in the video.

    Access Workers’ Resources and Capacity Building materials, including six booklets on organizing in the informal economy.

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