Essays Tagged: "International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union"

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911 - an outline of the tragedy w/ work cited

influence the safety regulations and laws passed later on?Causes and preventions:Groups such as the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) and the Womens' Trade Union League (WTUL) fough ...

(2 pages) 61 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This is about progressive refom in the 1800's thru 1900's. It includes topic about politial , social and economic reforms like child labor, and work ethics.

ed 140 women. The fire escape doors had been chained shut, resulting in this avoidable tragedy. The International Ladies Garment Workers Union (ILGWU) was formed by women suffrage activists, and middl ...

(4 pages) 143 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Progressive Movement

ork City. In 1909, some women went on strike to protest working conditions, with the support of The International Ladies' Garment Workers Union and the Women's Trade Union League. But many of the stri ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

or efforts to organize workers in the garment industry, particularly for those who were part of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. This misfortune is said to be one of the most vivid sy ...

(2 pages) 662 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Employee Safety, Health, and Welfare Law Paper

ults" (Bovard 1994).Interestingly enough, the FLSA has it's roots all the way back in 1900 when the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU), began protesting 15 hour workdays, low pay, la ...

(4 pages) 300 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Rise of Big Business between 1870 and 1920 was accompanied by increasing social conflict.

strategy that set it apart from the knights. The AF of L was a confederation of local, national and international unions and state labour councils rather than a centralized organisation with a forcefu ... gle would not allow workers to join trade unions either. "When 200 of its workers tried to join the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU), the owners responded by firing them" "In 1910, ...

(6 pages) 37 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Progressive Era

strategy that set it apart from the knights. The AF of L was a confederation of local, national and international unions and state labor councils rather than a centralized organization with a forceful ... gle would not allow workers to join trade unions either. "When 200 of its workers tried to join the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (ILGWU), the owners responded by firing them" "In 1910, ...

(5 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History