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100 Years After the Triangle Fire: Are Labor Rights Moving Backward?


A century after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed the lives of 146 seamstresses in New York, worker protections are eroding around the world. As government and corporate interests from Bangladesh to Wisconsin wage war on the rights of labor, have the lessons of the Triangle disaster been forgotten?

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100 Years After the Triangle Fire: Are Labor Rights Moving Backward? originally appeared on DailyFinance on Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:30:00.

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As Commodities Spike, Inflation and Margin Worries Grow

Consumer and investor confidence show signs of mending, but rekindled fears of inflation are on the rise as well. As costs rise, that could also hammer the profit margins of many companies — a possibility that is already takin…

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