Mission

The Workers Center of the Southern Tier of New York is a grassroots organization focused upon promoting dignity and human rights in the workplace that will bring about economic justice.

Through community organizing, leadership development, popular education and policy advocacy, the Workers Center of the Southern Tier of New York will endeavor to empower low-wage workers to combat workplace abuses and improve wages and working conditions throughout the community. The Workers Center facilitates worker empowerment and leadership development through training related to workers’ rights and occupational health and safety, orchestrates campaigns to combat wage theft, promotes employer compliance with the law, and engages in organizing and coalition-building to push for policies that will increase wages and workplace standards.

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