Paul Macharia

Paul Macharia

Graduate Student in Labor and Global Workers' Rights

Professional Bio

Paul Macharia is a trade unionist and an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya based in Nairobi. He has worked as an Industrial Relations Officer at the Kenya Union of Commercial, Food, and Allied Workers (KUCFAW), a trade union representing workers in various sectors, including statutory bodies, food processing, retail stores, bottling companies, and the informal sector. He has also worked as a Human Rights Monitor for the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.

Paul is a member of the Law Society of Kenya (LSK) and the International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network (ILAW) specializing in Employment and Labour Law, Constitutional Law, and Human Rights Law. He is pursuing a master's in labor and Global Worker's Rights at Pennsylvania State University. In addition, he is presently researching fixed-term contract employment and triangular employment relations (Labor Outsourcing).