Jurgis And Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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Jurgis burns his hand while working at the steel mill, because he is a child, he’s not familiar with all the labor laws. There was a significant gap between laws on the record in corporate America and job enforcement. Technically speaking Jurgis as permitted to receive some help from the corporate company to compensate for his wounds. Unfortunately, Jurgis was not aware that he could complain about his wounds resulting in some sort of payout or compensation.This revolves around power inequalities, the people who are poor and can’t afford an education aren’t well informed about the laws. Now, after reading the Jungle by Upton Sinclair, I am truly surprised that our country managed to evolve into one of the strongest super powers in the world
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