Posts belonging to Category Health and Safety

NCC Affirmative Action Committee Takes On Bullies!

The focus of this year’s Sexual Harassment Awareness Days is bullying. The NCCFT is proud of the work done by the Sexual Harassment Education subcommittee of the Academic Senate’s Affirmative Action committee in putting together three fabulous programs. These events are free and open to the public. SEXUAL HARASSMENT AWARENESS DAYS MARCH 29-30, 2011 Being […]

NCC Fashion Design Students Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

JOIN US IN MEMORY OF 146 GARMENT WORKERS WHO PERISHED IN THE TRIANGLE SHIRTWAIST FACTORY FIRE 100 YEARS AGO. THIS FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011 CLUSTER A216 NOON to 12:30 PM Our Fashion Design Students have created a commemorative exhibit of shirtwaist designs. The names of the 146 garment workers will be read out loud by […]

Remembering the Triangle fire 99 years later

Today’s New York Times has a very poignant story about yesterday’s remembrances of the 1911 Triangle Shirt Factory fire, which killed 146 workers, mostly young immigrant women. Here is an excerpt from the story: There were accounts of how the low-paid seamstresses who made ladies’ blouses — shirtwaists — were trapped in the blaze. How […]