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Since 1992, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has supported a variety of research programs. The Center has awarded over one hundred grants, convened special working groups and conferences, and more. This funding has resulted in dozens of reports, books, articles, and more.

This website makes available over fifty reports, more than a dozen video and audio recordings, up-to-date information on current projects, and more.



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December 03, 2021
The Bridges Center's recent report on pension investments in fossil fuels was the subject of a recent feature in the newspaper.
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August 26, 2021

To assess private equity's role in exacerbating the climate crisis and its use of labor's retirement capital, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has issued a new report, Power in a Pension: Labor, Private Equity, and the Climate Crisis .

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August 04, 2021

New grants to fund research investigating labor policy in Washington State.

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May 28, 2021

The Bridges Center is pleased to announce the recipients of Graduate Student Labor Research Grants for the 2021-2022 academic year.

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May 25, 2021

As the administration of President Joe Biden moves to establish a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors, and advocates call to raise the federal minimum...

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January 09, 2021

At the start of 2021, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is excited to welcome Riddhi Mehta-Neugebauer , our first Research Director, to the...

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December 16, 2020

This summer, faculty at the University of Washington Tacoma published a wide range of statistics on labor market inequalities in Pierce County (Washington State). Titled...

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June 09, 2020

The Bridges Center is pleased to announce the recipients of Labor Studies research funding for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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January 02, 2020

Research funding for UW faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Apply by February 10, 2020.

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October 22, 2019

Researched, compiled and published by undergraduates, the publication overviews the rich history of activism and collective struggle at the University of Washington.

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