September 14, 2021

Each year the Harry Bridges Center awards thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants to support inspiring scholars and activists pursuing the study and practice of labor. This year we will award $70,000 in scholarships and fellowships to University of Washington graduate and undergraduate students.Read more

August 26, 2021

To assess private equity's role in exacerbating the climate crisis and its use of labor's retirement capital, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has issued a new report, Power in a Pension: Labor, Private Equity, and the Climate Crisis .Read more

August 04, 2021

New grants to fund research investigating labor policy in Washington State.Read more

May 28, 2021

The Bridges Center is pleased to announce the recipients of Graduate Student Labor Research Grants for the 2021-2022 academic year.Read more

May 25, 2021

The University of Washington’s Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies hosted a forum Wednesday, May 19, that explored the relationship between pension funds and other institutional investors, the climate crisis, and the impacts on communities and the environment. Pension fund...Read more

May 25, 2021

As the administration of President Joe Biden moves to establish a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors, and advocates call to raise the federal minimum wage nationwide, a new report revisits the lessons of Puget Sound’s ground-breaking success in raising the minimum wage to $15.

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May 03, 2021

Join the "Labor Stories During Pandemic Times" class at University of Washington Bothell for three synchronous speculative storytelling sessions . Speculative storytelling uses speculation or conjure to imagine a story with new possibilities for how to think about work, labor, educational pathways...Read more

April 17, 2021

We are excited to share updates regarding the 2020-2021 Labor Award recipients. These students have had to pursue their academic and career goals in times unlike any other, yet they have continued to push forward with the labor movement.Read more

March 29, 2021

The Bridges Center is currently seeking a Mandarin Chinese-speaking undergraduate student at the University of Washington for a paid internship position with Seattle’s Massage Parlor Outreach Project (MPOP).Read more

March 02, 2021

Each year, the Bridges Center awards over $50,000 in scholarships at the University of Washington. Applications are now open for the 2021-2022 academic year.Read more