July 08, 2019

With great sadness we learned that Steve Marquardt passed away on Friday, July 5th. Steve was a distinguished labor researcher and activist who played a foundational role as the first graduate student assistant to the Harry Bridges Chair and the Center for Labor Studies. Charles Bergquist, a...Read more

July 05, 2019

This September the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies and the UW Department of History will welcome Dr. Michael Schulze-Oechtering. Oechtering joins us a Ford Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow for the 2019-2020 academic year. During his postdoctoral tenure within the Department of History,...Read more

July 01, 2019

The Bridges Center is proud to announce the recipients of our Graduate Labor Research Grants for 2019-2020.Read more

May 02, 2019

Up to $13,000 available to UW faculty or graduate students for labor research relevant to policy makers in Washington State.Read more

April 04, 2019

Union Summer is the paid ($16/hour) summer internship program for people interested in getting involved in the labor movement.Read more

March 29, 2019

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

March 28, 2019

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

March 12, 2019

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

February 28, 2019

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

January 25, 2019

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