Inside the “Women Building the Nation” conference at the Gateway Sheraton LAX May 1, the excitement was contagious.
Since construction of Emerson College’s new Hollywood campus for communications and arts students was completed in December 2013, its eye-catching design—a modernistic sculpture in shiny aluminum and glass—has attracted plenty of attention and requests for tours.
After years of recession, construction jobs are expected to start growing in a substantive way in the next few years.
One of the sometimes overlooked facts regarding the legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is that he was a strong supporter of organized labor.
You might call justice and labor educator Mark McDermott a union historian. Or a walking champion for the working class.