The Fair Workplace Collaborative Supports Workers
The following organizations are members of the Fair Workplace Collaborative whose efforts provide and support workers' rights education and compliance information through its Labor Standards Outreach and Education Initiative. They are dedicated organizations that implement OLSE's Labor Standards Outreach and Education Initiative by serving as resources for workers:
Day Worker Center of Mountain View - www.dayworkercentermv.org
The Day Worker Center of Mountain View connects workers in a safe and supportive environment, empowers workers to improve their socioeconomic condition through fair employment, education, and job skills training, and allows them to participate in advocacy efforts that support the day laborer community.
Step Forward Foundation - www.stepfwd.org
Step Forward is a nonprofit organization offering specialized legal services to its clients including survivors of human trafficking. It operates the Santa Clara County OLSE Advice Line in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Mandarin, Visayan, Hindi, and Punjabi, and it provides legal support, trainings, and education to community organizations in the Fair Workplace Collaborative and in the community.
Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants - www.pawis-sv.com
The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants was formed to fight against social and economic injustice faced by Filipino workers and im/migrants in Santa Clara County. PAWIS conducts education, information and training to its members on issues that affect Filipino workers and im/migrants, conducts legal clinics and Know Your Rights presentations that include Workers' Rights and human trafficking, provides assistance and collective support for its members through referrals, and unites with other Filipino organizations for the advancement of the rights and welfare of Filipino workers and im/migrants.
Vietnamese American Roundtable - www.varountable.org
The Vietnamese American Roundtable's mission is to mobilize, advocate for, and inform our community of the critical issues that impact their lives. We accomplish our mission through building coalitions, strategic advocacy, and organizing meaningful community events for all.
As part of the Fair Workplace Collaborative, VAR and other partners will host monthly community law clinics that can provide expertise on worker's rights issues. VAR will also host community workshops on different issues centered on the rights of employees and obligations of employers, and work with partners to refer those in need of representation towards community resources and non-profit legal aid organizations.
Working Partnerships USA - www.wpusa.org
Based in Silicon Valley, Working Partnerships USA tackles the root causes of inequality and poverty by leading collaborative campaigns for quality jobs, healthy communities, equitable growth, and a vibrant democracy.
Working Partnerships USA serves as the Fair Workplace Collaborative coordinator, and will also provide the following services in English and Spanish: labor and workplace rights trainings for workers, referrals to safety net and other appropriate services (including assistance with filing claims and referrals to resources, legal specialists, and victims' service providers).