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HVALF Worker's Memorial Day Event

May 01, 2021
10:00AM - 11:30AM
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One hundred and ten years ago, workers did not have rights. Never forget! Do not go back!!!

In Honor of Worker's Memorial Day and the Commemoration of the 110th Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, the Events Committee of Hudson Valley Area Labor Federation is pleased to announce the following Zoom Webinar:

The NYC Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911: Lessons From the Past and Blueprint for the Future

When:       Saturday, May 1, 2021

Time:        10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Speaker:    Paul Ellis-Graham, HVALF President Emeritus and retired NYSUT Board Member

Discussion will include:

  • A detailed analysis of the horrific Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire of March 25, 1911
  • Transformation of both NYS and Federal Labor Laws related to Worker Safety and Employer OHSA responsibilities
  • Strengthening of Worker Rights to Organize and Worker Safety Laws that are part of the pending 2021 PRO (Protecting Right to Organize) Act

Please join us as we learn from the past and celebrate the strength of workers struggling for enhanced worker rights and protections.

To register for the virtual event, please sign up here: