Never Forget: Workers’ Memorial Day April 28 Events Schedule

24 Apr

Workers Memorial Day
Every year on April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.  This year we the struggle continues to create good jobs in this country that are safe and healthy and to ensure the freedom of workers to form unions and, through their unions, to speak out and bargain for respect and a better future.  It’s time for our country to fulfill the promise of safe jobs for all.

Attend an event near you:

Superior, WI – April 25, 7:30 AM

Free breakfast at 7:30 AM

Peter Ridge Community Center, 1201 N. 8th St.

Tree planting ceremony following breakfast at 9 AM

Kelly Park, 711 Grand Ave.

 

Mankato – April 26, Noon-1:30 PM

DOT Headquarters, 2151 Bassett Dr.

For more info see Facebook page.

 

Golden Valley – April 27, 9 AM

Golden Valley Truck Station, 2055 Lilac Dr. N. (just west of Hwy. 100 and north of Duluth St.) Map

Annual Workers Memorial Day commemoration

Co-sponsored by AFSCME and the Metro District of MnDOT

 

St. Paul – April 27, 11:30 AM

Workers Memorial Garden on the State Capitol Grounds

Co-sponsored by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Building Trades Council

 

Grand Forks, ND – April 27, 5 PM

Bringewatt Park, 2205 – 24th Ave. So.

Service followed by hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and pop

 

Fargo,ND – April 27, 5:30-7:30 PM

3002 First Ave. N.

Featuring Gary Granzotto, President, North Dakota AFL-CIO

All union and non-union workers, citizens and friends of the area are invited to join the Northern Plains United Labor Council at the Workers Memorial Day event. Dinner will be provided. Please bring your family, co-workers, neighbors, and friends to remember those workers who lost their life on the job and the efforts that we must continue to ensure safe worker conditions for ALL workers.  If you have any questions, please call 701-388-4654 or check their Facebook page.

 

Duluth – April 30, 7 AM

Duluth Labor Temple, 2002 London Rd.

Free breakfast sponsored by the United Way of Greater Duluth, Duluth AFL-CIO Central Labor Body and the Northeast Area Labor Council.

 

Rochester – April 30, 8:30-9am reception, 9-10am Program

Rochester Truck Station (2900 48th St NW Rochester, MN)

Join our Rochester Area Union Brothers and Sisters on Monday April 30th to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces

See the Facebook Page.

 

Apple Valley – April 30, 6 PM

Lebanon Cemetary (at the intersection of Co. Rd. 42 and Pilot Knob Rd.)

Co-sponsored by the Southern Dakota Co. Labor Assembly and the St. Paul Regional Labor Federation.  For more information contact Peter Polga-Hecimovich at 651-222-3787

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