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     The Washington State Labor Education and Research Center

                                      at South Seattle College is Staffing Up!Labor center logo

New funding from the state legislature is expanding the opportunities for the Labor Center to do innovative education and research work with the Washington State labor movement.

There are currently three staff positions open, two labor educators and a labor policy research analyst/grant writer.

Initial review of applications will begin in the first week of July, but these positions remain open until filled. The ideal timeline would be to have new staff members begin right after Labor Day.

All applications must go through the Seattle College District's on-line HR system. Link to Job Posting Feel free to contact the Labor Center's Interim Director, Sarah Laslett, with any questions - slaslett@gmail.com

What We Do

The Labor Center works with unions, community-based organizations and within colleges throughout Washington State to provide training and classes for and about working people.

Our mission is to use the best practices of adult education to design programs to help working women and men develop the skills, confidence, and knowledge to be leaders at work and in their communities. We offer specific skills-development classes like steward training, collective bargaining, and meeting facilitation, and broader informational programs like labor history, and economics for working families.

Our teaching is based on a popular education model that draws heavily on the experiences of workshop participants. We also organize conferences and workshops open to the public. The Center houses a variety of resources, such as book and film libraries, that are available for public use.

Our staff is available as guest speakers or presenters. Some of our services are provided free of charge. Fees are charged for some classes, conferences, and events. When we design a training for a particular organization we charge an hourly and/or daily fee for preparation and instruction, plus expenses. All terms are agreed upon in advance. Please contact us to learn how we can serve your organization.

The Labor Center receives funding from the Washington State Legislature to pursue our educational mission. Current funding does not support all the services provided by our statewide organization. Your contribution can help the Labor Education Center empower working people through education. You can contribute by sending a check or making an online donation.

To make a tax-deductible contribution, make your check payable to: South Seattle College Foundation, put “Labor Center” or "WA-LERC"  in the memo line. Mail it to the Foundation at 1600 16th Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98106-1499.    

You can also donate online -- Use this "Give Online" link on the College Foundation's website, be sure to indicate the Labor Center or WA-LERC in the Tribute Name field and Email field of the form, then email the Foundation at  ssccfoundation@seattlecolleges.edu telling them that your donation is directed to the Labor Center. Hope to have a better online giving system in place soon.

All donations to the College Foundation are tax deductible.  Please note that if you make your check out to the Labor Center, it is not a tax-deductible contribution.


Washington State Labor Education and Research Center
South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
  6737 Corson Ave S, Building B Room 106  
  Seattle, WA 98108
  206-934-6671
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