Recent Labor Leaders (Monday)

Names:

For each Labor Leader, answer the following questions:

Edward J. Malloy

  • Birth & Death:1935-2012
  • Trades Associated With: Associated with construction and building trades.
  • What organizations did s/he help create?He created project pathways where it helped minorities get access to unionized apprenticeships.
  • Most important events associated with? June 14, 2012, there will be a Month’s Mind Mass in memory of the iconic labor leader, Edward J. Malloy, age 77.

Delores Huerta

  • Birth & Death: Born April 10 1930
  • Trades Associated With: Farm worker and miner by trade.
  • What organizations did s/he help create? Founded the united farm workers.
  • Most important events associated with? Advocating for safer working conditions including elimination of harmful pesticides.

John Lewis

  • Birth & Death: February 12 1880 – June 12 1880
  • Trades Associated With: Mine worker
  • What organizations did s/he help create? Founded the UMWA which was fighting for better wages, better working conditions, and health care for miners.
  • Most important events associated with? Fighting for trying to get better wages, work conditions, and health care.

A. Philip Randolph

  • Birth & Death: April 15, 1889-May 16, 1979
  • Trades Associated With:
  • What organizations did s/he help create? led a ten year drive to organize the brotherhood of sleeping (BSCP), 4. Chair of the march on Washington ,founded the nation’s first major black labor union.
  • Most important events associated with?