Industrial Workers - Response “I am a steel worker at the...

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Industrial Workers Industrial Workers Safety hazards, strike, and long hours continue to jeapordize the inudstrial workers. Rebecca McDaniel History 125 Professor E. Sharp July 30, 2010
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Industrial workers continue to work in unsafe environments, and for low pay. In the average week there are over 600 deaths in the industrial field alone. Workers are continuing to strike over long hours, and low pay, many times with deadly results. I have interviewed one such worker, by the name of Travis Ferguson, an Italian immigrant from a local factory. Mr. Ferguson, what kind of job do you have?
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Unformatted text preview: Response: “I am a steel worker at the factory.” And what do you do there? Response: “I work in the furnace, melting down the steel.” Would you consider your job to be dangerous? Response: “Yes my job is quite dangerous, and bad for my health.” When you say bad, for your health, what do you mean? Response: “It is very hot, and the fumes from the metal hurt my chest when I breathe.” Wow, for having such a dangerous do you get paid well? Response: “My pay is not very good, only one dollar and fifty cents a day.”...
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