Speakers will include David Van Arsdale and Mark Spadafore, a dairy farm worker. Hosted by the Central New York Area Labor Federation.
In addition to the traditional candle-light vigil, Prof. William Nack, William Paterson University (retired) and past president of AFT Local 1796 will offer a presentation and lead a discussion on "The Labor Policies of the Obama Administration & the Roosevelt New Deal." Playwright and actor, Karen Carson follows with a presentation of "Eating the Bear: Snapshots ...
Community, labor and Federal, State, County and city elected officials attend to share prayers and proclamations in our celebration of injured/deceased workers who have suffered. Hosted by the Western Maryland Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO.
This event will have a Workers Memorial Day ceremony followed a march at 5:30 to a Workers Memorial monument at City Hall. The event will remember all workers that were killed or seriously injured on the job due to their workplace environment, including recognizing members of the military. Hosted by the West Central Illinois Labor Council.
Speakers will include Brett Roesch, Oregon Military Funeral Honors and Michael Wood, Administrator, Oregon OSHA. Hosted by the Northwest Oregon Labor Council AFL-CIO.
White Plains, NY
The vigil will be followed by a reception at 6:30 pm at 171 Main St. For more info on the reception, contact Jennifer Puga at firstname.lastname@example.org or 914-328-7988. Both events are being hosted by the Westchester/Putnam Central Labor Body AFL-CIO.
Jefferson City, MO
The Missouri Department of Labor will pay tribute to Missouri's fallen workforce and their families during a ceremony at the State Capital in Jefferson City, MO. For more information about the Missouri Workers' Memorial, visit http://labor.mo.gov/rememberworkers/