Welcome to H-Labor, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Labor is particularly interested in fostering international discussion and colaboration on labor history topics. It also recognizes that teaching the history of workers entails maintaining some knowledge of working people and their unions today.

New York Labor History Association Barbara Wertheimer and Bernard Bellush Awards


To recognize serious study in American labor and work history among undergraduate students, the New York Labor History Association annually awards the Barbara Wertheimer Prize for the best unpublished research paper written during the previous academic year. Wertheimer was a leading labor educator and scholar.


The Archaeology Of Miami’s Labor History

Here is a link to my contribution to the Metropole's (Urban History Association) blog's series, Metropolis of the Month. It is featuring Miami, Florida in March.  I wrote a piece that came out today titled, "The Archaeology of Miami's Labor History."


Thomas A. Castillo

Moderator/Editor, H-Net Labor

Coastal Carolina University 


EVENT: Moving Beyond the Monograph- New and Creative Models of Academic Publication Every Scholar of Humanities Should Know About

Dear H-Labor Readers,

I want to invite you to join me for my exclusive interview with Chris Harrison, Publishing Development Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press as part of our ongoing 'Publication Success Interview Series'. 

Chris will discuss how Cambridge is moving beyond the monograph to introduce new and creative publication models to fill the gap between academic articles and books. Register to learn more about how you can take advantage of this new forum to publish your research and advance your career.