HyperDic: labor_leader

English > 1 sense of the expression labor leader:
NOUNperson labor leadera leader of a labor movement
English > labor leader: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA leader of a labor movement.
InstancesBridges, Harry BridgesUnited States labor leader who organized the longshoremen (1901-1990)
Chavez, Cesar Chavez, Cesar Estrada ChavezUnited States labor leader who organized farm workers (born 1927)
Gompers, Samuel GompersUnited States labor leader (born in England) who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 to 1924 (1850-1924)
Green, William GreenUnited States labor leader who was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1924 to 1952 and who led the struggle with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (1873-1952)
Haywood, Big Bill Haywood, William Dudley HaywoodUnited States labor leader and militant socialist who was one of the founders of the Industrial Workers of the World (1869-1928)
Hoffa, Jimmy Hoffa, James Riddle HoffaUnited States labor leader who was president of the Teamsters Union
Jones, Mother Jones, Mary Harris JonesUnited States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)
Lewis, John L. Lewis, John Llewelly LewisUnited States labor leader who was president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1920 to 1960 and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1940 (1880-1969)
Meany, George MeanyUnited States labor leader who was the first president of the AFL-CIO (1894-1980)
Mitchell, John MitchellUnited States labor leader
Walesa, Lech WalesaPolish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishlíder sindicalista

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