Friday, April 29, 2005

Workers Memorial Day In The News

Worker's Memorial Day, Arkansas
Angelica workers to join Workers Memorial Day events across California
Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims April 28, 2005 Workers' Memorial Day, California
Local citizens recognize fallen workers, California (added)
Workers killed on job remembered, Illinois (added)
Worker Memorial Day observed, Iowa
State honors those who died on the job, Iowa (added)
Report: Maine Tops Nation In Workplace Injuries, Maine
AFL-CIO chapter remembers fallen workers with ceremony, Maryland (added)
Those who died doing their jobs are remembered, Massachusetts
Little pain for killing workers, unions say, Massachusetts
UAW members gather for workers' memorial, Michigan
MSU report shows number of on-the-job deaths remains unchanged, Michigan
Workers Who Lost Their Lives Remembered, Michigan (added)
MnDOT remembers transportation workers killed on job, Minnesota
Activists Rally for Safer Working Conditions, Mississippi
Voice of the reader: Safe workplaces need to become reality, Montana
Fallen Laborers Remembered, New York
DOT honors highway workers killed in construction accidents, New York
Press lawmakers to make sure labor is not a cause of death, New York
Remembering Workers Killed on the Job, North Carolina
Early honor for workers killed on job draws 150 in Toledo, Ohio
Massillon remembers its steel history, Ohio (added)
Guest Viewpoint: Honor all who die on the job, here or abroad, Oregon (Steve Hecker)
Labor Forum Features Top Safety Experts, Oregon
Seven lost lives lengthen sad tally, Pennsylvania
Eleven SD Workers Killed on the Job Honored Today, South Dakota (added)
Workers Memorial Day, Tennessee
Texas had most fatalities of Hispanic workers in '03, Texas
Union holds Workers Memorial Day service, Texas (added)
Death at work: A memorial, Washington
Fallen not forgotten: Day honors those killed on the job, Wisconsin (added)
Workers killed on job to be honored, Wisconsin
Wyo tops nation in work fatalities, Wyoming
Worker Memorial Day Honors Those Who Have Died on the Job

Other Countries

Worker safety drive launched, Australia
Workplace deaths a wake-up call: widow, Australia
A special tribute to people who have died or been injured in the workplace, Canada
Flags half-mast for fallen workers, Canada
Politics intrude on memorial services, Canada
Workers killed on job mourned, Canada
Amicus Urges Speedy Introduction of Corporate Killing Legislation ..., Germany
Britain remembers workplace deaths
TUC commemorates International Workers Memorial Day, Ghana
Unions mark Workers Memorial Day with calls for accountability, Great Britain
Memorial day for workplace dead, Great Britain
Best memorial for workers would be tough new laws on corporate killing, Great Britain
Plaque erected to honour local workforce, Hong Kong
Malta joins the world to mark Safety and Health at Work Day, Malta
Workplace deaths remembered in rally, New Zealand
Planting hope for workers' welfare, New Zealand
Basque trade unions organise acts separately on the World Day forSafety and Health at Work Spain
WTO protest over health and safety, Switzerland
With job related deaths topping 2 million annually, UN calls for preventive steps, United Nations

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