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Tony Mazzocchi

Born: Jun 13, 1926

Death: Oct 5, 2002

Birthplace: Bensonhurst

Nationality: United States

Tony Mazzocchi

Date of Birth : Jun 13, 1926
Date of Death : Oct 5, 2002
Birth Place : Bensonhurst

Anthony Mazzocchi was an American labor leader. He was a high elected official of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union, serving as vice president from 1977 to 1988, and as secretary-treasurer from 1988 to 1991. He was credited by President Richard Nixon as being the primary force behind enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, was a mentor to Karen Silkwood, a union activist in Oklahoma; and a co-founder of the Labor Party. For his efforts, he was called the "Rachel Carson of the American workplace."


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