Today in Labor History: June 9

Helen Marot is born in Philadelphia to a wealthy family.  She went on to organize the2015.06.08-history-marot Bookkeepers, Stenographers and Accountants Union in New York, and to organize and lead the city’s 1909-1910 Shirtwaist Strike.  In 1912, she was a member of a commission investigating the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire – 1865
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