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Ireland: Patricia King’s tribute to workers on International Workers’ Memorial Day

The President of Ireland Michael D Higgins lays a wreath in the grounds of his official residence, in the presence of five workers who represent all those directly fighting the virus and working to sustain everyone else. Continue reading Ireland: Patricia King’s tribute to workers on International Workers’ Memorial Day

Ireland: Remember the dead and fight like hell for the living – UNITE union Ireland

The #Covid19 pandemic has focused attention on workplace health & safety. We need to ensure that focus remains once the emergency is over. As Cork-born Mother Jones famously said – remember the dead, and fight for the living! #IWMD20 #RespectWorkers

Ireland: Remember the dead and support those who sustain us in a crisis – ICTU

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions will mark 28 April by remembering the dead and fighting for the living.

Ireland: ICTU – Government backing for 28 April

Congress, alongside trade unions around the world, has for many years celebrated Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28th. The Health & Safety Committee of Congress has, in recent years, called for official government recognition of this important memorial. It is therefore significant that our marking of the day in 2015 will be the first time such official backing has been given.  More