UALE is a dynamic international network of individuals & institutions engaged in worker and workplace education and training.

Membership in UALE is open to all persons engaged in or preparing to engage in labor education regardless of their race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religious or political beliefs. Labor Education programs, unions, and other organizations engaged in labor education are eligible for institutional membership. Labor education is defined as education to advance the collective needs and interests of working people.

Individual membership in UALE includes a free subscription to Labor Studies Journal, the official journal of UALE. (Price of an Individual subscription: $62.00)

Other benefits of membership incude:

  • a discount on subscriptions to New Labor Forum. See the bottom of the web page to access this benefit.



Membership dues are based on annual income for indviduals, and on annual budget for organizations. They are payable upon joining, and at the beginning of each year thereafter.

 Individual membership   Dues
Students, retirees  $35
Annaul income less than $35,000  $35
Annual income between $35,000 and $74,999  $100
Annual income $75,000 or over  $150
Sustaining member $200









 Organizational Membership Dues
 Annual budget under $500,000 $250
Annual budget between $500,000 and $999,999 $500
Annual budget over $1,000,000 $1,000


Join Us!

You can download a membership form here and mail it in, or you can join online.

document 2020 Individual Membership Form (47 KB)

document 2020 Organizational Membership Form (47 KB)


How to Join/Renew Online

Join as an individual here.

Join as an organization here

For additional information contact us.