John Sweeney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 5, 1934

Death Date

February 1, 2021

Age of Death

86 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Profession

Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader John Sweeney died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Labor leader who served as the President of the national trade union center known as AFL-CIO from 1995 to 2009. He was previously President of the national SEIU, where he pushed for improvements to laws regarding issues like health care reform and immigrant rights.

He married schoolteacher Maureen Power, with whom he has children named John and Patricia.

Quotes

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I’m a passionate man and a passionate reporter. I’ve also got a loud voice.

John Sweeney
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The BBC can be infuriating at times but I love it with a passion.

John Sweeney
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The Bush administration staunchly opposed legislation which would preserve overtime pay for all workers.

John Sweeney
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People actually get sponsors based on the merits of the Cup, not on the merits of the sailors.

John Sweeney
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Why should a company like Wal-Mart – who made $10 billion last year alone – be able to force taxpayers to foot the bill for their health-care costs?

John Sweeney