16 Oct

Union Degree Helps Firefighter Blaze Ahead »

One of the biggest difficulties that union members face is that people don’t understand who we really are, says Mark Fuller of Kansas City, MO.

01 Oct

Earn Credit for Military and Apprenticeship at National Labor College »

“It was tough when I got out [of the military] and I was looking for a job—although I had experience, I didn’t have the licenses to continue working in the private sector in aircrafts

26 Sep

Power of the Pen, Resources for Writers »

Whether it be letters from times past, poems of family life, or stories about the struggles of work, NLC students use the power of the pen to express their ideas and experiences.

24 Sep

Organize or Die! »

“What can Labor do for itself? Labor can organize, it can unify; it can consolidate its forces. This is done, it can demand and command.

20 Sep

Organizing Class Empowering and Life-Changing for CWA Steward »

Roger Young leafleting during two-week Verizon strike with daughters Lia and Paige
“I knew after the first 10 minutes in class that I was in the right place,” said Roger Young of partici

18 Sep

100 Railroad Safety Experts Get Refresher at NLC »

Last month, more than 100 regional peer trainers gathered at National Labor College to participate in a refresher course designed to maintain current skills and to teach new ones.

13 Sep

Keeping Up and Reaching Out at NLC: Class President Post 2 of 2 »

Since 1976, Carrie Biggs Adams has been a proud member of the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians-Communications Workers of America (NABET-CWA), first as a member and

Meet Your New Class President: Post 1 of 2 »

Each time Carrie Biggs-Adams enrolls in a new class, she can’t wait to see who she knows from prior classes and who else she’ll get to meet.

05 Sep

Back to School at National Labor College »

Labor Day weekend held special meaning for nearly 200 union brothers and sisters.

17 Aug

Still “Raising Hell” at 61 – One Graduate’s Journey »

As the 61-year-old grandmother walked across the stage at commencement, a large contingent of family and friends jumped out of their seats, hollered and snapped pictures with their cameras a