Report Co-Written by Presidential Dissertation Fellow Lee Fiorio Featured in "The Stand"

Front cover of report "The Union Effect: Raising Standards for Workers Across Washington," featuring three people packing boxes in a warehouse

The Department of Geography extends our congratulations to Ph.D. student Lee Fiorio, who has been awarded a Graduate School Presidential Dissertation Fellowship! Additionally, Lee's co-authored report, "The Union Effect: Raising Standards for Workers Across Washington," was featured in The Stand, a service of the Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO (WSLC) and its affiliated unions. The report published by the Washington State Labor Education and Research Center details "the economic impact of unions on Washington workers" and "presents clear evidence on how unions raise workers’ wages and benefits, and reduce the use of public assistance." Click here to read the full report!