Undergraduate courses in “Industrial Relations” have a long history at UCLA, dating at least to 1945 when the California legislature created the Institute of Industrial Relations with a mandate to conduct research, offer courses on campus, and extension services to labor and management. Since 2003, the undergraduate Labor & Workplace Studies minor has introduced hundreds of UCLA students to the world of work, labor unions, and working-class social movements. Students in the minor go beyond classroom learning to engage in
hands-on research and service in the Los Angeles community.
Labor Studies Minor
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