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UK: Construction workers’ minutes silence at the ‘Building Worker’ statue [Video]

Construction workers minutes silence at the ‘Building Worker’ statue in London to mark International Workers Memorial Day.

Gibraltar: Health sector workers pay tribute to healthcare workers killed by Covid 19 [Video]

#IWMD20 Health Sector workers (GHA) in #Gibraltar paying tribute to the tens of thousands of healthcare workers worldwide who have lost their lives due to the Coronavirus pandemic. #NEVERFORGOTTEN Unite the Union Gibraltar


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

Global: Workers around the world send their 28 April messages [Video]

Japan: Organising and action – RENGO

Above is a message from JTUC-RENGO President Rikio Kozu in Japanese with English sub title. RENGO is conducting campaign to support and cheer health, care and welfare workers.


Netherlands: Workers’ Memorial Day video message -FNV

Op deze Workers’ Memorial Day vertelt FNV-voorzitter Han Busker waarom het zo belangrijk is om stil te staan bij het grote aantal werknemers dat overlijdt door een beroepsziekte of een ongeval tijdens het werk. Juist ook tijdens deze coronacrisis. Neem dus een minuut de tijd om in stilte de slachtoffers te herdenken.

Global: 28 April message from Catalene Passchier – ILO Workers’ Group

A 28 message from Catelene Passchier, Chair of the Workers’ Group and Vice Chair of the Governing Body of the ILO, Special adviser to the FNV president. Read the transcript 


Global: A 28 April message from Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation

April 28 is International Workers’ Memorial Day or Workers’ Mourning Day. This is the international day of remembrance and action for workers killed, disabled, injured or made unwell by their work. More here:

USA: National COSH Dirty Dozen 2020

The National COSH 2020 Dirty Dozen — Special Coronavirus Edition puts a spotlight on employers who put workers and communities at risk from unsafe practices. This year, we focus on employers who are failing to protect workers and the public from exposure to COVID-19, as well as other hazards across a range of industries and occupations.

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