May 08, 2020

The Bridges Center was delighted to learn that Clara Raftery, the 2019-20 recipient of the Martin and Anne Jugum Scholarship in Labor Studies, has been awarded a Mary Gates Research Scholarship for her project on campus workers and labor activism.Read more

April 30, 2020

Enroll now for summer 2020 in the foundational course for the Bridges Center's Labor Studies Minor.Read more

April 28, 2020

The Bridges Center offers resources to students in the form of funding, events, educational programs, opportunities to get involved, and much more! Our new quarterly Resource Guide is intended to serve as a helpful summary of our programs for undergraduates that are interested in becoming more...Read more

April 21, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Bridges Center is committed to collecting and sharing stories about work and employment from across our community.Read more

April 13, 2020

Teaching Assistants, Zoom-Capitalism, and the Necessity of Study

By Frances H. O'Shaughnessy

As teaching assistants, as workers who study, we are faced with the feverous demand for our academic labor. Facing the latest apocalyptic crisis of liberal modernity, the COVID...Read more

February 25, 2020

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

February 07, 2020

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

January 31, 2020

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

January 17, 2020

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

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