- Existence: 20th century (active)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Frank Salazar was in the United States Postal Service for 32 years, and started as a shop steward at the age of 24. Salazar became a National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) union steward in 1991 and went on to serve as a full-time officer in 1995. Salazar was elected President of NALC Tri-Valley Branch 2902 (Chatsworth, CA) in 2006 and served until his retirement in 2017.
Abstract Vincent R. Sombrotto was elected the 16th president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) in 1978, serving nearly 24 years until his retirement in December 2002. Bolstered by the rank and file movement in the early 1970s, Sombrotto was overwhelmingly elected president following the adoption of reforms he advocated to make the union leadership more responsive to its members. His accomplishments included wage increases, improving working conditions, passing reform of the Hatch...
Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 4: Sm-T, Folder: 2
Abstract In 2006, Mike Smith interviewed Vincent Sombrotto, a letter carrier and later a long-serving president of the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) from 1978 through 2002. Collection consists of the interview transccript. Sombrotto covers his personal life and career with National Association of Letter Carriers, especially his leadership, as New York City branch president, of the 1970 wildcat strike and the subsequent rank-and-file movement that elected him national president.