The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor by Les Leopold
The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi

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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.
 

About Les Leopold

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After attending Oberlin College and Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (MPA 1975), Les cofounded and currently directs two non-profit educational organizations: The Labor Institute (1976) and the Public Health Institute (1986). He designs research and educational programs on occupational safety and health, the environment and economics. He is now helping to form an alliance between the United Steel Workers Union and the Sierra Club. He is the author of The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor (2007), and The Looting of America (2009) .
 
Published December 12, 2011 by Chelsea Green Publishing. 554 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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