The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to research, teaching, and service on labor and employment issues. Through the work of its units – UCLA Labor Center, Labor Studies Minor, Human Resources Roundtable, and the Labor Occupational Safety and Health program – the Institute forms wide-ranging research agendas that carry UCLA into the Los Angeles community and beyond.

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UCLA’s Role in Workers’ Lives Today

Now more than ever, in this divided political era, higher education…


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New! Nail Files: Low-Wage Work in the National Nail Salon Sector @UCLAIRLE @UCLALabor @CA_HNSC

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#ICYMI: While numerous states and localities have been proactive in raising the minimum wage, the federal pay floor…

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#TBT to the year 1960 when...

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Interested in learning about the intersections of student and worker activism in public higher education? Enroll in…

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This Thursday! Free Screening of Roma by Alfonso Cuarón 🎥 -

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