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.
The Fair Labor Platform welcomes the Ministry of Labor’s announcement that the Labor Inspectorate will investigate the working conditions and...
Fair Labor Platform launches ‘Know Your Rights,’ a new resource that answers your questions about rights at work
The Georgia Fair Labor Platform has launched its new “Know Your Rights” webpage, an informational resource that answers workers’ most frequent...
This report by the Social Justice Center offers a legal analysis of the contracts offered by app-based delivery service companies operating in...
Resources for workers
Know Your Rights
Find answers to the most common questions about labor rights in Georgia.
Organized into seven subject areas: trade unions, working hours working hours, equality and discrimination, wages, informal workers, women workers, and how to get help.
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.