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30 Nov 2021

Webinar: Migrant workers' access to justice for wage theft - what works?

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Date & time: 7 December, 08:00 - 09:30 GMT

Join the Migrant Justice Institute for this important conversation with global experts. Which features of government wage remediation systems are working for migrant workers, and why? Which reform targets will have the greatest impact to strengthen migrant workers’ access to justice?


  • Elizabeth Frantz, Open Society Foundations | Moderator
  • Associate Profs Bassina Farbenblum and Laurie Berg, Migrant Justice Institute | The study’s key findings and most impactful reforms
  • Shawna Bader-Blau, The Solidarity Center | The global campaign for migrant worker justice for wage theft: where to from here?
  • Terri Gerstein, Harvard University and Economic Policy Institute (former NY Dept of Labor) |  State and local enforcement innovations in the US
  • Jill Wells, Engineers Against Poverty |  Holding business to account: supply chain liability for remedying wage theft in the construction industry
  • Douglas MacLean, Justice Without Borders |  Pursuing wage claims across borders: innovations and lessons from Southeast Asia
  • Apolinar Tolentino, BWI  |  Building collective worker power to recover wages across borders 
  • Ben Harkins, International Labour Organisation | Opportunities for international organisations to improve wage recovery processes: lessons from Migrant Resource Centres in South East Asia

Event Details

Start date
7 Dec 2021
Start time
8 a.m.
Migrant Justice Institute

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