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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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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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October 04, 2019

UW faculty and graduate students presenting works-in-progress on topics related to labor, broadly conceived to include working people everywhere.

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September 30, 2019
Just published report explores the link between employment types and worker well-being. Featuring Bridges Center Associate Faculty, Noah S. Seixas (senior author) and Bridges Center...
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September 03, 2019

The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center has just released a report on the economic impact of unions on Washington workers: The...

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August 20, 2019

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is pleased to announce the release of Life Histories of Labor and Resilience: 25 years of Casa...

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