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Clara Lemlich Public Service Award 2015

March 2, 2015

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial is proud to announce that Christopher Erikson, Business Manager Local 3, IBEW and a leader of over 26,000 electrical workers in the New York area is this year’s recipient of Clara Lemlich Public Service Award, which he will be receiving at our Triangle dinner March 25, 2015.

Images courtesy of Cornell University

TSFFM is a recognized as a 501 (c)(3) organization, incorporated on December 2, 2002, was established to memorialize the events of the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory on March 25, 1911 and its impact in changing existing New York State labor laws. TSFFM seeks to educate the general public regarding workplace safety, and to establish a scholarship fund for children of injured workers.