December 14, 2023

Join us in wishing a hearty congratulations to Ben Brown, Washington State Labor Council's newest Legislative Intern for the 2024 session! As a legislative intern,...Read more

November 17, 2023

This research was funded by the Washington State Labor Research Grant of the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies.

Report written by grant recipient, Lilian Liu, MS

Outdoor workers are at increased risk of exposure to wildfire smoke and its health...Read more

November 01, 2023

Zeynep, a fourth year student at UW, has been actively involved with student groups supporting Starbucks workers. She reports out about the role of student...Read more

October 16, 2023

Research by Maya Cruz , Bridges Center Research Assistant

Thank you to the Washington State Labor Council for their collaboration in the inception of this research brief and in the final product.

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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