Labor@Wayne, established in January 2009, aspires to be an international leader in research, education, and outreach to promote high-standard workplaces through effective union representation. It houses the Douglas A. Fraser Center for Workplace Issues, Labor Studies Center, Master of Arts in Industrial Relations, and Labor Studies undergraduate major. Located in the Reuther Library at Wayne State University, which was built by the United Auto Workers, Labor@Wayne sponsors conferences and events to bring labor, business, government, and community leaders together to meet the workplace challenges of our times.
Labor@Wayne holds the annual "Labor Leaders on Labor" forum and other topical conferences that grapple with significant issues facing leaders and policy makers. It sponsors research and related activities. We convene union councils in the construction, federal, health care, manufacturing, public, service, and transportation industries to address common concerns.
Labor@Wayne benefits from the advice of its prestigious external and internal advisory boards and seeks to create additional educational opportunities for working families and union members and leaders through innovative programs. Please make a gift to help us conduct our conferences, sponsor research, and participate in our labor education programs.
We look forward to working with you to make the future of America better for all Americans.