John Sweeney (labor leader)

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John Joseph Sweeney (May 5, 1934 – February 1, 2021) was an American labor leader. He was president of the AFL-CIO from 1995 to 2009.[1][2] He was born in New York City.

Sweeney died on February 1, 2021 at the age of 86.[3]

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  1. Greenhouse, "Man in the News: John Joseph Sweeney," New York Times, October 26, 1995.
  2. Greenhouse, Steven. "Promising a New Day, Again." New York Times. September 15, 2009; Greenhouse, Steven. "Labor Leader Is Stepping Down Both Proud and Frustrated." New York Times. September 12, 2009.
  3. Former AFL-CIO President John Sweeney dies at age 86

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