In past months, University of Washington Tacoma Professor and former Harry Bridges Endowed Chair (2000-2004) Michael Honey has been busy promoting the labor legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.
On April 4, 2018 commemorating 50 years since King gave his life in the Memphis sanitation...Read more
In Winter 2019, twenty-five Labor Studies-related courses will be offered at the UW Seattle, Bothell and Tacoma campuses. A full list appears below. Registration Period I for Winter Quarter will begin on Friday, November 2.
All courses listed count towards a Minor in Labor Studies ....Read more
The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is proud to welcome Kim England, Professor of Geography at the University of Washington, as the Harry Bridges Endowed Chair in Labor Studies (2018-2020). Endowed in 1992, the Bridges Chair guides the Center’s mission to further the study and research...Read more
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, has an...Read more
The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is excited to welcome Trinh Nguyen , the Center’s new Student Assistant, to our community! Trinh Nguyen is a Junior at the University of Washington and an aspiring Human Centered Design and Engineering major and current double major in...Read more
A new video features Maria Blancas, a PhD student in Environmental Sciences and the Bridges Center's 2018-2019 Martha H. Duggan Fellow in Caring Labor, discussing...Read more
The Bridges Center is proud to announce a new endowed fund for undergraduate students established by the Pacific Northwest Labor History Association (PNLHA) in honor of the organization's 50th anniversary.Read more
The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies is proud to present this report written by Allyson O'Connor, a PhD student in Health Sciences. Allyson is...Read more
On August 10th at an event held at ILWU Local 19 in Seattle, Coast Committeeman Cam Williams presented a $100,000 check to the Harry Bridges...Read more
Each year, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards thousands of dollars in scholarships and grants to University of Washington students. In 2018-2019, the Bridges Center will provide eighteen separate awards to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty totaling over $84,000 in grants and...Read more