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
Back to School at National Labor College »
Labor Day weekend held special meaning for nearly 200 union brothers and sisters.
Weekly Series: Ironworker Returns to School to Improve Workplace with Help from Scholarship »
“This degree will allow me to bring my workplace up-to-date with cutting edge technology and new software, making the company more competitive,” says John Bacon who is pursuing a degree
Report by NLC Professor Exposes Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) »
The Building and Construction Trades Department (BCTD), with the support of the AFL-CIO and LIUNA, jointly released the findings of a first-ever state-by-state comparative analysis by of the
“No degree, No job,” Heard 22-Year Union Member »
George Bowman, Jr., a steamfitter from Local 420 in Philadelphia, PA, became disillusioned when he applied for jobs only to be rejected because he didn’t have a college degree.
Weekly Series: And Baby Makes it a Balancing Act for Boilermaker »
Mark “Wes” Jorden, an IBB Local 374 member, doesn’t have a lot of extra time on his hands.
New Weekly Series: Steelworker Fulfills His Dream with NLC »
It’s Friday! That means we’re counting down to the August 6th 9th Fall scholarship deadline with a new series of blog posts.
Apprenticeships Put Union Members on Degree Fast-Track »
IBEW members are sometimes surprised that before they even take one class at the NLC, they already have 45 credits towards their degree.
An Interview with Construction Management Student Joseph Repetto »
Joseph Repetto of Sheet Metal Workers Local 367
Joseph Repetto of Chicago, Ill., is currently enrolled in the NLC’s Bachelor of Arts in Construction Management Program.