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Clara Lemlich Public Service Award 2016

January 5, 2017

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Memorial is proud to announce that Gary LaBarbera, President of the Building and Construction Trades Council of Greater New York was the recipient of the 2016 Clara Lemlich Award which was presented to him by Brian Mittman, Esq. President of TSFFM on March 24, 2016. 

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.