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 Employment and Labor Relations, and Employment and Labor Relations 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.


VISION: To become a nationally and international recognized program that promotes high quality workplaces through more effective labor institutions and labor-management collaborative initiatives.


MISSION: To provide venues for labor, management, policymakers, educators, students, and community leaders to learn about how to make labor institutions more effective and to promote labor-management cooperation for the betterment of working life.

Greetings from Dr. Marick Masters, Director of Labor@Wayne

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