UCLA Labor Center

Julie Monroe

IRLE Principal Editor

Phone: 310-794-5982

Julie Monroe started at the UCLA Labor Center in 1996 and is currently principal editor for the center and its parent department, the UCLA Institute for Labor Research and Education (IRLE), overseeing the production and editing of  books, articles, and reports. Julie works to promote, disseminate, and increase access to the research of the IRLE and the Labor Center and strengthen the department’s outreach as a primary resource and research hub on the Los Angeles labor movement, the worker center movement, immigrant worker organizing, the immigrant youth movement and young workers, minimum wage and wage justice, and creative labor and community collaborations.

Formerly, Julie worked for the UNITE HERE Local 11 research department in Los Angeles and was an organizer with SEIU Local 199 in Iowa. She has an MA in American literature from the University of Iowa.