The Wheeling Academy of Law and Science Foundation

The Wheeling Academy of Law and Science Foundation (WALS Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation established in 2004 to promote educational outreach on issues of vital concern to our community, state, and country. Our educational focus is on Education, Employment, The Environment, and Professional Development.

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Coming in September: The Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium II

The Reuther-Pollack Labor History Symposium II. September 1, 2018. Email Sean Duffy or call 304.905.1690 for more information. Click here for the Facebook event page.

Exploring a Jobs First Agenda

Once Upon a Time in America, fairness mattered. Corporations and their employees actually worked as teams, with mutual respect, toward common goals. But somewhere along the way, things went terribly wrong. Obsession with the bottom line replaced fairness as the guiding principle. In order to maximize profits, wages were minimized. And everything changed. But why?

THE REUTHER-WHEELING LIBRARY AND LABOR HISTORY ARCHIVE

The WALS Foundation maintains a library and archives as a research and study center on the life, times, and thought of Wheeling’s native son, labor leader and human rights activist, Walter P. Reuther. The archive collects, preserves, digitizes and makes accessible, material related to the life and work of Reuther and to the history of organized labor and the working class in Wheeling and the Upper Ohio Valley region.