Check out the photos from Friday’s activities to honor Workers Memorial Day.
Don’t forget: the Fall scholarship deadline is August 6th!
“I never felt like I was on my own. Regular webcasts make me feel connected with other students and my professors. It has been a great experience to learn from people across the country. I’ve encouraged younger workers to attend the NLC,” says Walter. Continue reading
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 be with him for the rest of his life.
More important though, was that the sculpture, a weathervane depicting a scene from the Lattimer Massacre of 1897, was made to last forever—union made with skills learned decades before as a UA apprentice and journeyman. Continue reading
That means we’re counting down to the August
9th 6th Fall scholarship deadline with a new series of blog posts.
Lydia Gallegos, an IT specialist with the U.S. Forest Service/Department of Agriculture and vice president of IAM-National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) Local 2196, isn’t necessarily earning dual degrees at the NLC to make more money or to get a promotion. Continue reading
In order to keep everyone involved and informed during this time of transition, we’re providing answers to Frequently Asked Questions generated by the recent announcements. Continue reading
“It’s true—NLC is the ‘West Point’ for labor.”
Wow! We heard this and many other surprising things when we talked to more than a dozen students for a new blog series called “Fulfill Your Dreams with NLC.”
Life has changed considerably for Hamlet, the most recent addition to the NLC community, since he moved east from California. The nearly 5-year-old Shar Pei was just rescued from a puppy mill where he was used as a stud—never leaving his cramped cage. Hamlet now uses his “lunch hour” to explore the 46 acres of parkland on NLC’s green campus, terrorizing the frogs but charming the faculty and staff. Continue reading