Women’s Labor History Cherished; Trashed

(WOMENSENEWS)–Church bells rang Friday in New York as the city’s notorious Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, which claimed the lives of 146 garment workers, most of them female immigrants, turned 100.
News agencies, schools and organizations throughout the city have run commemorations throughout the month and on March 27 Women’s eNews is honoring the event with a screening of a new PBS documentary about the fire.

Lillian Moller Gilbreth Pressed for Inclusion

As we recognize the importance of working people today, on Labor Day, Kate Kelly highlights Lillian Moller Gilbreth’s efforts to make the workplace more inclusive for all workers, including people with disabilities.