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‘Right to Work’ Laws Increase Poverty, Decrease Productivity

August 14, 2012 by clong  
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By Darrell Minor, Columbus State Community College On February 1, 2012, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels signed a “right-to-work” (RTW) provision in the state’s labor laws, making Indiana the twenty-third RTW state in the nation and the first in more than a decade to pass a law undermining the ability of unions to organize and represent [...]

White House Remembers Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

March 28, 2011 by ajehlen  
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By Alain Jehlen On March 25, 1911, fire killed 146 workers, mostly immigrant girls and women, in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in New York City. The fire raced through the piles of cloth. Some of the doors had been locked by the owners, probably because they thought workers would steal the merchandise. Many workers jumped [...]