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11-24-2010 -- CCAC hosts labor-management discussion
PITTSBURGH-The Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) will
present a vibrant dialogue on the history and future of labor
relations in the region on December 1. The special kickoff event
announces Pittsburgh Labor & Management Past & Future:
An Interactive Discussion. This series of three-hour
interactive sessions is designed to enhance understanding and
recognition of the large role labor unions and labor relations have
played in the region's history.
The kickoff event will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. December 1 on
the first floor of Jones Hall, CCAC-Allegheny Campus, 808 Ridge
Avenue on Pittsburgh's North Shore. Members of the press are
welcome to attend.
Speakers at the event are expected to include Charlie
McCollester, author and labor historian; Mike Wagner, former
Pittsburgh Steeler; Leo Gerard, international president, United
Steelworkers; David Lohr, senior vice president, US Steel; Jack
Ramage, executive director, Master Builders' Association; Jack
Shea, president, Allegheny County Labor Council; and Robert M.
Mill, vice president, Highmark, and CCAC alumnus ('73 &
Recognizing Mill, a champion of the benefits of accessible
education and an ardent supporter of union needs, the Robert M.
Mill Lecture Series will set the stage for open communication
between all who will benefit from a future of positive
labor-management relations and economic development in western
Five to six three-hour sessions held during the spring and fall
terms will feature esteemed leaders in the fields of labor
management, labor relations, diversity management, history,
education, economics and other vital areas with feedback used to
build a certificate program in labor-management relations.
"CCAC's Pittsburgh Labor & Management Past and Future:
An Interactive Discussion aims to foster a sustained
labor-management dialogue on the economic development issues facing
the region," said CCAC President Alex Johnson. "I look forward to
an honest conversation in a dynamic and interactive learning
environment about issues that have too often divided the
About CCACThe Community College of Allegheny County is the largest
institution of postsecondary higher education in Pennsylvania. The
college serves 30,000 credit students through 170 degree and
certificate programs and offers thousands of lifelong learning
non-credit and workforce development courses to 35,000 students
annually. Incorporating a learning-centered environment committed
to the future of the region, CCAC continues to expand its reach
through innovative programming and accessible instruction offered
via convenient day, evening, weekend and online courses. With four
campuses and six centers serving Allegheny County and surrounding
communities, CCAC endeavors to fulfill its mission to provide
affordable access to quality education and offer a dynamic, diverse
and supportive learning environment that prepares the region's
residents for academic, professional and personal success in our
changing global society.