Tony Mazzocchi

Tony Mazzocchi (Anthony) was labor organizer who, as an elected leader of the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers International Union mentored Karen Silkwood and was primarily responsible for the enactment of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. He attempted to lead unions out of the Democratic Party, founding Labor Party Advocates and then the Labor Party. He died in 2002. In 2007 Les Leopold published his biography, The Man Who Hated Work and Loved Labor: The Life and Times of Tony Mazzocchi, which was reviewed by Steve Early in ATC.

Beyond '92: For a Labor Party
Against the Current, No. 39, July/August 1992