- Hillman, Sidney
- orig. Simcha Hillman(23 mar. 1887, žagare, Lituania–10 jul. 1946, Point Lookout, N.Y., EE.UU.).Dirigente sindical estadounidense nacido en Lituania. Emigró a EE.UU. en 1907, trabajó como obrero textil y fue elegido presidente de la Asociación de trabajadores del vestuario de EE.UU. en 1914. Bajo su liderazgo, la asociación logró un significativo aumento de sus miembros, obtuvo seguro de desempleo y organizó dos bancos. Participó en varias organizaciones laborales del New Deal, como la National Recovery Administration (NRA). Hillman también contribuyó a fundar el Congreso de organizaciones industriales, en el que participó activamente hasta su muerte. See also AFL-CIO; John L. Lewis.
Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.
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