Remembering the Triangle Factory Fire, 100 years later

Shirtwaist Strike & Other Strikes

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The shirtwaist strike ended February 15, 1910. In September of the same year, Louis Brandeis mediated an agreement between factory owners and union leaders. Known as the Protocol of Peace, it attempted to reduce conflict between garment factory owners and the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, providing mechanisms to address worker grievances and promote arbitration.

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Sweatshop conditions in the early 1900's