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Canada: Manitoba Federation of Labour event for 28 April

Manitoba Federation of Labour will mark International Workers’ Memorial Day with a walk and memorial service more

Canada: On 28 April Ontario Nurses’ Association will commemorate those who have been injured, made ill or killed at work

The Ontario Nurses’ Association is marking International Workers’ Memorial Day with a series of events and has also published a poster and other resources. More details

Argentina: Poor working conditions kill 7,500 every year

Using the Workers’ Memorial Day * 28 April Facebook page El Instituto de Salud Laboral y Medio Ambiente (ISLyMA) of the Argentina union CTA has made the following 28 April  announcement:

“Para seguir capacitándonos…. En Argentina más de 7500 trabajador@s mueren al año por las malas condiciones laborales.
Atrás de las muertes de los trabajador@s está el negocio multimillonario de las Aseguradoras…Conocer nuestros derechos para defenderlos. LA SALUD NO SE VENDE SE DEFIENDE”

[translated by Facebook]
“To continue educating…. in Argentina more than 7500 trabajadors die a year for poor working conditions.
Behind workers’ deaths is the billionaire business of insurance companies… to know our rights to defend them. Health is not sold, it is defended”

Australia: On 28 April VTHC will campaign for industrial manslaughter laws

Victorian Trades Hall Council (VTHC) is marking International Workers Memorial Day with a focus on industrial manslaughter legislation.

Boots and shoes will be laid out to represent each workplace fatality in Victoria over the past 12 months. VTHC will also run a forum on the campaign and a very striking poster has been produced.

Click on the image for a larger version or download the PDF here.

For further information contact Renata Musolino RMusolino@vthc.org.au
Victorian Trades Hall Council
www.ohsrep.org.au

Canada: Day of Mourning British Columbia

Last year, 158 B.C. workers died from a workplace injury or disease. Now, families and communities are left to mourn.

Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. As workers, families, employers, and communities come together at ceremonies held around the province to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, and renew the commitment to creating healthy and safe workplaces.

Day of Mourning BC has published an excellent set of resources to support activities on International Workers’ Memorial Day.

CSI: Les syndicats rendent le travail plus sûr

Toutes les 11 secondes, un travailleur meurt dans le monde en raison des conditions de travail. Tous les décès sont évitables. Les connaissances existent, la technologie existe, mais la volonté n’y est pas. L’organisation syndicale est un antidote avéré.

CSI: Los sindicatos hacen el trabajo más seguro

Cada 11 segundos muere en el mundo un trabajador debido a las condiciones de trabajo. Todas las muertes son evitables. Existen los conocimientos, existe la tecnología, simplemente no existe la voluntad. La organización sindical es un antídoto comprobado.

 

ITUC 28 April poster: Unions make work safer

ITUC has published a 28 April poster to accompany its Unions are organising for safer, healthier, decent work report.

Global: Il est temps d’envoyer un signal fort à la direction de LafargeHolcim

 

Il est temps d’envoyer un signal fort à la direction de LH et de demander d’améliorer la santé et la sécurité et de respecter la vie des travailleurs!

Nous vous appelons à TOUTES et TOUS à vous mobiliser le 28 avril, laJournée internationale de commémoration des travailleurs morts et blessés, et d’exiger : LafargeHolcim, tenez votre promesse : respectez la vie des travailleurs!

Envoyons ensemble un signal fort à la direction de LafargeHolcim en demandant de:

  • Commencer à améliorer conjointement la situation en matière de santé et de sécurité chez LafargeHolcim !
  • Impliquer les travailleurs et travailleuses ainsi que leurs syndicats dans le dialogue sur la santé et la sécurité !
  • Arrêter les approches par le haut en matière de santé et de sécurité !