Union Summer is the paid ($16/hour) summer internship program for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement.Read more
Each year, the Bridges Center awards over $50,000 in scholarships at the University of Washington. Applications are now open for the 2019-2020 academic year.Read more
This spring, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is proud to host a series of events at the University of Washington dedicated to the politics, processes, and ethics of care work.
The series consists of five interconnected events, including a lecture, film screening,...Read more
Announcing Taking Care , a conference on the politics and ethics of caring labor to be held on May 3-4, 2019 at the University of Washington Seattle.Read more
In Spring 2019, twenty-two Labor Studies-related courses will be offered at the UW Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses. A full list appears below. Registration Period I for Spring Quarter began Friday, February 15.
All courses listed count towards a Minor in Labor Studies . Note that...Read more
The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is proud to announce the full calendar of Labor Studies Workshares for winter and spring 2019. Over a dozen UW faculty and graduate students will present works in progress on topics related to labor, broadly conceived to include working people...Read more
The Labor Archives of Washington and Harry Bridges Center will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Seattle General Strike with a series of events...Read more
The December issue of The Dispatcher newspaper, a monthly publication of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), featured a report from the Bridges Center's...Read more
Grace Reinke , a graduate student from the UW Department of Political Science, recently published a policy brief, calling attention to important takeaways that may aid policymakers and labor organizers in their continued labor advocacy, particularly regarding domestic workers' rights, which...Read more
In a recent report, Bridges Center Faculty Associate Priti Ramamurthy (Professor; Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Washington), explores how gendered differences manifest in the division of labor and informal economy, and how these hierarchies may be challenged through...Read more