UMass Dartmouth Arnold M. Dubin Labor Education Center



We especially want to thank those unions who directly supported the Labor Education Center at the banquet: 1199SEIU, AFT Massachusetts and 1895, ATU 174 and 1037, BAC 3, Greater SE Mass Labor Council, IBEW 223 and 2322, IBT 59 and 251, IUOE 4, IUPAT DC 35, LIUNA 876, 385, 610, Mass Building Trades Council, NALC 18, New Bedford Educators, NERCC, UNITE NERJB, SE Mass Building Trades, UAT CAP Council, UFCW International Union, Region 1, 328, 791, 1445, USW 1357, Women's Fund, John and Mardee Xifarias and the Dubin family.

Below are photos from our event which were taken by former Labor Education Center Director, Jose Soler.

Banquet alliance

     We were honored to present the Dora Bastarache On-The-Line award
     to the Seafood Workers Alliance

    The Dubin award was bestowed upon US Representative Bill Keating
        To see other photos from the banquet, visit HERE 


Local Labor History Researcher Internship

UMassD Labor Education Center, Spring Semester 2018
Paid Internship of 10 hours a week 

This internship is in conducting local history research, compiling local labor and social movement histories in order to develop a local history tour and to create a pamphlet and articles. Developing archives, exhibits and installations related to labor and local social history as well as presentations at local schools and community organizations.  Possible history projects include conducting and archives oral history interviews of Fall River area women involved in the labor movement. Other possibilities are in expanding, developing, and performing living history scripts describing mill worker life in Fall River and Labor and social activism in Providencetown.

Interest in labor, social movements, demonstrated writing and research skills. Experience with oral history interviews, photography, video production, archiving and digitizing skills are pluses but not mandatory..

If interested, send to Camilo Viveiros,
resume, a writing sample, cover letter, list of relevant courses taken, and 
three references (at least one faculty and one work related).


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‌Diane Cruz, a retired member of AFSCME Local 507, participated in a state wide commemoration of workers killed or injured on the job, Worker Memorial Day.‌


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