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. Contact our office for more details.
Recent Briefing Papers & Bulletins
Celebrate 50 years of teaching, research & service to the working women & men of Maine.
4-6 PM, on October 27, at the Buchanan Alumni House, University of Maine.
When jobs aren’t enough to overcome low wages, precarious conditions
Bangor Daily News, Opinion Page, March 1, 2016
Crossing Picket Lines (PDF)
Right to Work Update: 2013 (PDF)
The Truth about “Right to Work” Laws (PDF)
See our Publications Page for downloads of other briefing papers, and for Labor History titles, safety manuals, and other Bureau of Labor Education publications.
More information on these and other Bureau publications can be obtained by calling 207.581.4124 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org