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Marcus Griego Oral History Interview


Marcus Griego Oral History Interview

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Marcos Griego proudly carries his 50 year membership card with the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America. Griego joined the Union in 1964 and has been paying dues for 54 years. He worked with his tools at jobsites across New Mexico including the Farmington Power Plant where he and his crew built scaffolding for the other tradesmen working in the plant. Griego also worked as the Assistant Business Agent and Trustee for Local 1319. He started the NM Chapter and served as President of the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (AFL-CIO) whose purpose included voter sign up and GOTV efforts. Griego shares his interest in Labor history as well as his efforts to battle against anti-Labor legislation. Interview by Diane Pinkey.

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United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Locals 1319 and 407 New Mexico, Business Agent and Trustee, commercial work, building permits, Right to Work, prevailing wage, journeyman training, Chuck Reynolds, woman apprentice, working with my tools.


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Marcus Griego Oral History Interview