Workers' Memorial Day

Workers' memorial day is a major event on the trade union calendar and is marked in hundreds of workplaces and by memorial services up and down the country, as well as by many local authorities.
28 April 2009
The TUC has today (Monday) called on UK employers to give better occupational health assistance to the two million employees who every year believe they have become ill as a result of their jobs.
28 April 2008
As part of Workers Memorial Day, This year the Northern TUC Health and Safety Forum will be holding a seminar at the Argent Business Centre, Sunderland, (10-12 noon) followed by a Memorial Service in Sunderland Minster (1:30pm - 2:30 pm).
27 April 2007
Trade unionists from across the Midlands will be attending commemoration ceremonies today (Friday) to mark Workers Memorial Day. TUC Regional Secretary Roger McKenzie said, 'Today we remember those workers that have lost their lives while at work. Every year trade unionists use April 28th to highlight the continuing need for...
28 April 2006
Trade unions and safety campaigners in London will use this year's Worker's Memorial Day, Friday 28 April, to protest against proposals to alter regulations governing asbestos. The Construction Safety Campaign has organised a march and rally in London, supported by unions that organise in the construction sector and SERTUC. Unions...
27 April 2006
Events listings on and around Workers' Memorial Day - the 28th April 2008- and suggestions on how you can mark the day.
10 March 2006
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, will join with senior representatives of trade unions to commemorate Workers' Memorial Day and highlight the need for world-class health and safety practices in London's workplaces, (28 April). There were 28 people killed at work in London 2003/04, a substantial increase on the previous two...
27 April 2005
Driving for a living can be a hazardous occupation, every year over 1,000 workers are killed in work-related road accidents, and an additional 7,500 suffer serious injury. Today (Wednesday) to coincide with International Workers' Memorial Day, the TUC is publishing a new ‘safer driving pack' to encourage employers to take...
28 April 2004
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, will (tomorrow) join with senior representatives of trade unions in the construction sector and the Health and Safety Executive to commemorate Workers' Memorial Day and highlight the need for world-class health and safety practice in London's construction sector, (28 April).
27 April 2004
To mark International Workers' Day 2003 (Monday 28 April) the TUC is launching an online ‘book of remembrance' for employees killed by their work. Trade unionists around the world will today remember the dead and renew the fight for the living, and the TUC web-based resource will be a permanent...
28 April 2003

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