The Georgia Fair Labor Platform is an informal alliance of independent trade unions, civil society organizations and activists working to improve labor conditions for workers in Georgia. We also act as a solidarity network for our members, offering mutual assistance and support on issues of concern.
Our key focus areas include:
Effective labor inspection
We monitor the work of the Labor Inspectorate through our Workplace Safety Monitor, and advocate for the Inspectorate to be strengthened, to better protect workers’ health and safety.
Stronger, better unions
We strengthen independent trade unions, by building their membership and making them more effective. We are also advocating for their inclusion in the tripartite committee.
With the advancement of technology and the widespread use of the Internet, the so-called gig economy is growing, both in Georgia and abroad. The...
This May 1 in Georgia, one portion of the workers is out of work while the other toils in dangerous working conditions. The current social and...
The Fair Labor Platform condemns Bolt Food’s efforts to intimidate striking couriers seeking better working conditions. We stand in solidarity with...
Resources for workers
Workplace safety monitor
Workplace safety is a pressing issue in Georgia, with with dozens of workers dying and suffering serious injury every year. This tool tracks inspections by Georgia’s Labor Inspectorate, a government body which monitors workplace safety. Our database includes inspection reports back to September 2019. Find out if your employer has been inspected.
Wage theft calculator
Is your employer stealing from you? Wage theft – defined as an employer’s failure to pay money legally owed to an employee – is rampant in Georgia, though many people have no idea what it is. Our interactive Wage Theft Calculator helps you determine whether you’ve been a victim, and lets you share your results on social media.