Portraits and Group Photos of the Class of 2012, their family, friends and union leaders
Photo Credit: Page One Photography
On Saturday, June 23, 2012, AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney, who serves on National Labor College’s (NLC) Board of Trustees, officially granted degrees to NLC’s Class of 2012.
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William “Bill” Steiner a plumber from Local 398 in Montclair, California, was prepared to dip into his savings or use his credit card to pay for his fall tuition to attend the NLC, but t
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.
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As Tim Turnbach, member of the United Association (UA) Local 524, looked at the sun glinting off the stainless steel sculpture he created, he knew that the joy and pride of this moment would
“It’s true—NLC is the ‘West Point’ for labor.