June 20, 2024

Inflation and increasing reliance on non-tenured faculty are driving student employees to unionize in Washington and across the country.

written by Ashley Yu for Crosscut PBS

Last month, the UAW 4121 and the UW agreed on a contract that included a significant pay increase for 6,000...Read more

June 18, 2024

Sai Ahmed, Bridges Center Assistant Director for Student and Community Engagement, was presented with the John Caughlan Youth Award at the LELO annual awards banquet on June 15, 2024. Each year, this award is presented to a young leader in the labor community who emulates the extraordinary life...Read more

June 13, 2024

On May 31, the Bridges Center concluded the fourth year of its Building a Movement (BAM) internship program with a closing reception. The event showcased the interns' many accomplishments and the host organizations they interned with this year.

BAM was launched in Fall 2021 by the...Read more

May 28, 2024

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO is featuring various Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who are contributing to the labor movement. Today's profile is Ligaya Domingo, Bridges Center Visiting Committee member and president of the Asian Pacific...Read more

May 21, 2024

The 27th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium was held at the Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering on Friday, May 17th. Over 1,200 students from UW and partnering institutions presented research spanning more than 100 disciplines.

We're proud of the Bridges Center...Read more

May 16, 2024

At the end of April, the City of Seattle Labor Standards Advisory Commission appointed Dr. Marissa Baker, affiliate faculty of the Bridges Center and Assistant Professor in the UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS). The Commission is comprised of 15 members...Read more

May 14, 2024

Terri Mast, secretary of the Inlandboatmen's Union and Bridges Center Visiting Committee member, received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Labor Oscars hosted by MLK Labor on Friday, May 10.

The Labor Oscars celebrates the people who have done outstanding work to improve the lives...Read more

May 14, 2024

Dr. M. Aziz, (they/them), Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Bridges Center Faculty Associate, has received the Distinguished Teaching Award in the 54th annual University of Washington Awards of Excellence! The awards honor outstanding alumni, faculty, staff, students, and...Read more

May 13, 2024

The Harry Bridges Center stands in full support of the right of UAW 4121 members, and all workers, to strike. We call on the UW administration to bargain in good faith and to reach a fair and equitable contract with the union.Read more

May 06, 2024

Sofia Torres, Student Worker at the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies, was recently quoted in the Seattle Times.

Boeing has donated over $100 million to the UW since 1917, when William E.Boeing gifted the school a wind tunnel to establish an aeronautics curriculum. Students are...Read more