Dubinsky, David


Dubinsky, David
(22 feb. 1892, Brest-Litovsk, Imperio ruso– 17 sep. 1982, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.).

Dirigente laboral estadounidense. Hijo de un panadero en la Polonia rusa, fue enviado a Siberia en 1908 por sus actividades sindicales. En 1911 se escapó e inmigró a EE.UU., donde reanudó su labor sindical. En 1932 fue presidente del International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) (Sindicato internacional de trabajadores de ropa de señora), puesto que ocupó hasta 1966. Desde la presidencia, transformó el ILGWU, que era una organización regional pequeña y rebelde, en un sindicato internacional modelo. También cumplió un papel significativo en la fusión de la Federación estadounidense del trabajo y el Congreso de las organizaciones de trabajadores (ver AFL-CIO) en 1955.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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