The Bridges Center is excited to announce two weekly on-line labor seminars . Numbering twenty separate sessions with a wide range of labor scholars and activists, these sessions are open to the public.Read more
Each year, the Bridges Center awards over $50,000 in scholarships at the University of Washington. Applications are now open for the 2020-2021 academic year.Read more
For most people the word Labor probably conjures up images of manual work, of people in hard hats and high-vis vests, but labor really is in everything we do. Yes, it’s the work we put in at the office or on the job, but it’s also the work we put in at home caring for ourselves and loved ones....Read more
Carrie Freshour is a new addition to the Geography department as an Assistant Professor, as well as a new faculty associate with the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies. Freshour received her PhD from Cornell in Developmental Sociology where she published her dissertation...Read more
Many students who come through the University of Washington's Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies go on to work in the labor movement, implementing real change for working people.
Leo Baunach is one such example.
Baunach, who grew up in the Pacific Northwest, is currently the...Read more
Research funding for UW faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Apply by February 10, 2020.Read more
Although this is coming several months late, the Bridges Center is excited to officially welcome and announce the addition of three incredible individuals to our staff and community!
Emma Hinchliffe , History
Emma Hinchliffe is a Doctoral...Read more
More students, more classes, more resources. 2019 was a big year for Labor Studies at the University of Washington.Read more
Attention Huskies! 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,...Read more
By Nikita Minkin
Beginning as a car-ride conversation between/ two University of Washington students and taking shape over the course of a few weeks, the August 1st Rally Against ICE sought to bring out a diverse cast of people and organizations in the spirit of abolition and freedom...Read more