April 28 is a National Day of Mourning

DAY OF MOURNING 

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Workers die on the job every day. Every year, hundreds of thousands more suffer injury or illness because of their working conditions. They are not forgotten. Unions, labour councils, families and community partners gather annually on April . . . → Read More: April 28 is a National Day of Mourning

National Day of Mourning – April 28

The National Day of Mourning, held annually on April 28, was officially recognized by the federal government in 1991, eight years after the day of remembrance was launched by the Canadian Labour Congress. The Day of Mourning has since spread to about 80 countries around the world and has been adopted by . . . → Read More: National Day of Mourning – April 28

Day of Mourning, April 28, 2013

Each year the Machinist Union joins with Labour Nationally and Labour accredited Health and Safety agencies nation-wide in the effort to remember those tragically killed or maimed in the course of employment and, just as importantly, to continue to highlight the carnage and personal loss created by workplace accidents and disease.

These efforts are critical . . . → Read More: Day of Mourning, April 28, 2013