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Description: As labor unions battle to retain collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin, Ohio and other states, they are marking the centennial of a tragic factory fire that started the movement that first won those rights.

Source:  CNNMoney.com

Date: 03/25/2011

Link:  http://money.cnn.com/2011/03/24/news/Triangle_fire_centennial/index.htm

Questions for discussion: 

  • Summarize the details of this event.
  • How has it come to influence the labor movement relationship with business ever since.
  • What are some of the current labor issues facing workers, businesses and governments today?
  • Do you think unions are a general force for good?

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