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

January 16, 2019

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

January 04, 2019

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

January 01, 2019

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

January 01, 2019

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

December 12, 2018

Bridges Center Faculty Associate Amy Hagopian shares about her family's passion for social justice and why war is a public health issueRead more