Worker Memorial Day


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Too Many Lost: Honoring Workers Who Have Died from COVID-19 and Other Workplace Hazards

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Take a moment to recognize, remember, and honor those who have suffered and died of injuries and illnesses related to their work—and commit to stand in solidarity with our working brothers and sisters and call on our elected leaders to do the same. Read more >

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Data tell only part of the story; they don’t begin to capture the pain and loss of the families left behind.

Worker Memorial Day in the Time of COVID-19

, executive director

Tuesday, April 28, is Worker Memorial Day, when we should all pause from our daily routines to recognize, remember, and honor those who have suffered and died of injuries and illnesses related to their work. Every year, the toll is far too high. But this year, in the midst of a pandemic, the story is especially egregious, heartbreaking, and worthy of our attention and action. Every year, the toll on workers’ lives, health, and livelihoods is far too high. But this year, in the midst of a pandemic, the story is especially egregious and heartbreaking. Read more >

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On Worker Memorial Day: Remember the Fallen and Continue the Fight for Workplace Safety and Health

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In the US and around the world, Sunday is the one day each year dedicated to recognizing, honoring, and remembering workers who have suffered and have died of work-related injuries and illnesses. It is also the day to renew the fight for workplace safety and health. Read more >

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