Posts Tagged ‘Frances Perkins

Friday marked the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in which 146 people, many of them teen girls, were burned or jumped to their deaths because of a fire made fatal by inadequate workplace protections. The doors to the factory were locked. Also Friday, more than one hundred people commemorated that fire by […]

Join the Maine Women’s Lobby at The New New Deal: Building an Economy That Works for All of Us Saturday, May 2nd, 8:30 am – 3:00 PM The University of Maine Hutchinson Center Route 3, Belfast Join us for a conference exploring ways to strengthen our economy and create a better life for all. You […]