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
Bridges Center Faculty Associate Amy Hagopian shares about her family's passion for social justice and why war is a public health issueRead more
In past months, University of Washington Tacoma Professor and former Harry Bridges Endowed Chair (2000-2004) Michael Honey has been busy promoting the labor legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
On April 4, 2018 commemorating 50 years since King gave his life in the Memphis sanitation...Read more
In Winter 2019, twenty-five Labor Studies-related courses will be offered at the UW Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses. A full list appears below. Registration Period I for Winter Quarter will begin on Friday, November 2.
All courses listed count towards a Minor in Labor Studies ....Read more
The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is proud to welcome Kim England, Professor of Geography at the University of Washington, as the Harry Bridges Endowed Chair in Labor Studies (2018-2020). Endowed in 1992, the Bridges Chair guides the Center’s mission to further the study and research...Read more
The Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, the state’s largest labor organization which represents some 450,000 union members from more than 600 local unions, has an...Read more