“The Triangle Factory Fire” – A Labor History Lesson on Labor Day

by gradycarter


Having grown up in a state where Unions seem virtually invisible I never really thought much about them in my youth. Even though I have tried to learn about them, and find that I have mixed feelings about them, I don’t find that I understand them now or their former roles all that well. I realized that a lot of people find unions to be bullish, and they think that they slow down and threaten business in general. However, while there do seem to be some drawbacks there is plenty to celebrate about workers uniting and harnessing a singular voice – this has helped shape our great nation.