September 14, 2023

Harry Bridges Center Director Moon-Ho Jung’s recent book Menace to Empire: Anticolonial Solidarities and the Transpacific Origins of the US Security State received three major awards in 2023. The book is a history of race, radicalism and resistance to American empire in the Pacific...Read more

September 06, 2023

Bridges Center currently seeks four undergraduate students for assistant positions in outreach and research for the 2023-2024 academic year.Read more

August 29, 2023

Many across the country, and here in Seattle, have been stunned at the number of labor violations tied to Starbucks since a wave of unionization started in Buffalo, New York in December 2021. While Starbucks is not unique in opposing unionization, its long-time contractual relationship...Read more

August 22, 2023

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is currently seeking to hire a part-time Communications Coordinator to handle our publicity and outreach. The job announcement is below. Come join our team!


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July 31, 2023

A new research report released by the Domestic Workers Coalition, Domestic Workers Coalition Portable Benefits Survey: Report of the Data, finds that a Seattle portable paid time off (PTO) policy should fill a gap for domestic workers, who have long been excluded from labor...Read more

July 28, 2023

The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards annual grant funding to UW graduate students and faculty for research on aspects of labor directly relevant to policymakers in Washington State. We are pleased to announce four new projects for the 2023-2024 academic year, representing over $30,...Read more

July 14, 2023

Labor Spring 2023 was a nationwide series of events elevating current worker’s rights campaigns, exploring historical movements for workers, and advancing the ongoing efforts to promote racial and gender equity in the worker’s justice movement. Led by Georgetown University’s...Read more

July 05, 2023

This snapshot of Constituency Groups of Color was done as a project in LABOR 480 by Anita Zeng. Anita partnered with the WSLC to connect with union members participating in Constituency Groups of Color regarding their experiences in the labor movement.

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May 15, 2023

Bridges Center Assistant Director of Student and Community Engagement, Sai Ahmed, speaks with the College of Arts & Sciences about our paid internship: Building a...Read more

May 02, 2023

Olivia Orosco is a PhD student in the Department of Geography at UW Seattle. For this work, Orosco received funding from the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies and the Howard Martin Award from the Department of Geography. This research was the focus of Orosco’s 2022 Master’s thesis. Orosco's...Read more