Welcome to the Bureau of Labor Education

The University of Maine’s Bureau of Labor Education provides workers and their organizations with knowledge and resources for understanding and dealing with work-related challenges and opportunities.

The Bureau conducts programs, presentations, research, and online Labor Studies credit courses for workers, union leaders and staff, students, and educators.

Labor Day 2018

Celebrating & Remembering the Working Class

Labor Day Articles by Dr. Charles Scontras

Portland Press Herald      Bangor Daily News     Sun Journal


Now Available!

Maine Labor in the Age of De­i­n­d­u­s­t­r­i­a­l­i­z­a­t­i­o­n­ and Global Markets, 1955-2005, Dr. Charles Scontras.

Detailed coverage of the issues and struggles of the Maine labor moment  in the current era with citations and an index for further reading and research.

$32.50 online at the University Bookstore.

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