labor organizer

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Synonyms for labor organizer

someone who enlists workers to join a union

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Labor organizers said they won a major legislative battle when amendments to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act were passed in 2010.
Labor organizers too often carry on as though their actions are immune to scrutiny: The union is always right, period.
The periodical describes her as "a striking six-footer and longtime labor organizer with a bright, explosive laugh who can stop a room when she walks into it.
Because I am a labor organizer and a single, gay man, I see and experience differences between the Republicans and the Democrats every waking hour of my life.
He is a "foreigner" from Cuba, to which he can't return, perhaps because of his link to the Cuban labor organizer, Jesus Menendez, assassinated earlier that year.
Perhaps it is more accurate to view her as an evangelist, for, as labor organizer Warren Morse suggested, devout fans invariably carried the song with them wherever they went.
The people--not the leaders--said no to privatization of water because it is a resource we cannot live without," said labor organizer and head of the Coordinadora, Oscar Olivera, at a speech a few days later in Washington, D.
He borrows liberally (albeit with detailed footnotes) from more impressive histories, like Steven Levy's Hackers: HNet Loss is at its best when Newman trains his eye on Silicon Valley, where he worked as a labor organizer throughout the 1990s.
John Sayles' morality play about the 1920 West Virginia Mine War feels like a classic Western showdown, pitting labor organizer Joe Kenehan (Chris Cooper) against the forces of the Stone Mountain Coal Company, which owns every person and pot in Matewan.
The almost two hundred pages that carry Gollin from Greenberg's childhood until the beginnings of the Pro Musica are filled with the socialist political activity in New York, most importantly the Socialist Workers Party of Max Schachtman; it would not be off the mark to say that in viewing a trajectory in which Greenberg is employed as a machinist, and later a sailor in the merchant marine, one would expect it to produce a labor organizer r ather than a revered musician.
McCall, a lifelong conservation volunteer and labor organizer, read about the Caretta Project seven years ago in the book Volunteer Vacations.
His activity as a labor organizer brought him to the attention of Jane Addams at Hull House, who helped him get admitted to the University of Chicago.
Her mother, Edith, is a published poet and teacher; her father, Dave, was a powerful militant labor organizer in San Francisco.
The next resource person was a militant young labor organizer.
The morning after San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's keynote speech, and minutes before remarks from first lady Michelle Obama, longtime labor organizer and onetime Texas lieutenant governor candidate Linda Chavez-Thompson had the Democratic National Convention's Hispanic Caucus on its feet.