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The man who hated work and loved labor

the life and times of Tony Mazzocchi

by Les Leopold

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Published by Chelsea Green Pub. Company in White River Junction, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mazzocchi, Tony,
  • Labor leaders -- United States -- Biography,
  • Labor unions -- United States -- Officials and employees -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLes Leopold.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD6509.M39 L46 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18002630M
    ISBN 109781933392646
    LC Control Number2007024185
    OCLC/WorldCa144768561

    Anthony 'Tony' Mazzocchi (J – October 5, ) was an American labor was a high elected official of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union (OCAW), serving as vice president from to , and as secretary-treasurer from to He was credited by President Richard Nixon as being the primary force behind enactment of the Born: J , Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, .   When was the last time you finished a book you hated, really, truly hated, despising it with a passion deep in your soul all the way through, to the end of the very last page? It doesn't count Author: Jen Doll. Speech by Humphrey McQueen at launch of Paul Robert Adams’s ‘The best hated man in Australia’, The Life and Death of Percy Brookfield (Puncher & Wattmann), held at the Noel Butlin Archives Centre, Australian National University on 25 August Image of Book cover ‘The best hated man in Australia’ What a title! What an ambition! Certainly not one to .


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Leopold (cofounder & director, Labor Inst. & Public Health Inst.) tells the story of radical unionist Tony Mazzocchi (), who grew up in left-wing New York.

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On Labor Day, we want to remember and honor the story of labor leader Tony Mazzocchi, who dedicated his life to fighting for the rights of workers, and whose efforts led to the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The following excerpt is from The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor by Les Leopold.

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Starting in the working-class neighborhood of Bensonhurst. Product Information. In this compelling biography-The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi-author and labor expert Les Leopold recounts the life of the late Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union leader, his struggle to address the unconscionable toxic exposure of tens of thousands of workers-a fight that led to the passage.

Yesterday, at the American Public Health Association annual meeting, I picked up a copy of Les Leopold’s new biography The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony is the towering figure in the US occupational safety and health movement. Until his death inTony did more than anyone else in the country to shape.

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Tony Mazzocchi hated work. Don’t get me wrong. He was the hardest working labor leader I’ve ever met. The work he hated was the coerced, soul-numbing labor performed by untold millions in factories, offices and other hierarchical workplaces.

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