National Labor College held its annual Gala on February 25, at the Buena Vista Hotel in Orlando, Florida, in conjunction with the AFL-CIO Executive Council Meeting.
This past President’s Day weekend, National Labor College students pursuing their degrees in the School of Labor Studies spent four days together in the intensive residency component of th
“I love to learn!” Not surprising words from a man who has dedicated his life to education.
This Valentine’s Day, we asked faculty, staff, and administration at National Labor College to share with us what they love about NLC.
Students research the 1949-50 attempt by the United Tobacco Workers to organize workers at RJ Reynolds.
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.
“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
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.
“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.
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