In this compelling biography—The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Lifeand Times of Tony Mazzocchi—author and labor expert Les Leopold recounts the lifeof the late Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers International Union leader, his struggleto address the unconscionable toxic exposure of tens of thousands of workers—a fightthat led to the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and his work alongsidenuclear whistleblower Karen Silkwood. Tony Mazzocchi’s legacy lives on in today’songoing alliances between labor activists and environmentalists, and those who believein the promise of America.
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Published December 12, 2011
by Chelsea Green Publishing.
Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences.