Moralis, Peter John
- Existence: 1929 - 2010
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract AFSCME Government Workers Union Local 1 represented public employees within Washington D.C. The founding local of the Government and Civic Employees Organizing Committee-CIO (GCEOC) in 1950, Local 1 became an AFSCME affiliate after the AFL-CIO merger in 1955. By 1960, the Local was focused on organizing efforts, particularly in the Department of Sanitation, intended to eliminate racial discrimination in hiring and promotion for skilled positions and pay increases.The records consist...
Abstract Peter John Moralis had a long career in the labor movement and politics. He held various roles for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees International Union (AFSCME) as well as affiliated councils. He later worked as an assistant to US Senator Charles Mathias, Jr. where he sought grants for local governments, resolved constituent complaints, liaised to labor groups, and assisted with Mathias’s re-election campaign. His papers primarily consist of photographs and...