Director, Labor-Management Partnerships Program
Labor-Management Partnerships Program
Area of Expertise
Workforce development and worker-centered training
Pam Egan (she/her) directs the Labor-Management Partnerships program at the UC Berkeley Labor Center, documenting, developing, and sharing strategies that leverage worker wisdom and shared power in the workplace to build a more just economy.
Through the High-Road Training Partnerships project, she helps the California Workforce Development Board build an infrastructure and community of high-road workforce development programs and practitioners advancing economic equity; climate mitigation, adaptation, and resilience; and job quality. She learned her craft working with union members and labor movement workforce strategists at the Montana State AFL-CIO, the National AFL-CIO’s Working for America Institute, and the Nevada State AFL-CIO, as well as through her work with the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas (the flagship service sector partnership between UNITE-HERE Locals 226 and 165 and their contributing employers) and its sister nonprofit, Nevada Partners.
Pam is a past member of four local unions, and is currently a member of UAW Local 5810, the Union of Postdocs and Academic Researchers. She has a bachelor’s degree in political science from Gonzaga University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.