Today in Labor History

Labor history is OUR history

June 13, 1926

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Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union leader and labor activist Tony Mazzocchi is born in Brooklyn, NY.  Mazzocchi was an advocate for workers’ health and safety, pushing the passage in 1970 of Occupational Safety and Health Act, and a key voice in the “right to know” movement” in the 1980s.

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