Thursday, April 28, is not just another day. It is Workers Memorial Day, the date when people all over the world take the time to recognize, remember, and honor those who died of injuries and illnesses related to their jobs.
In Oregon, the AFL-CIO will hold the annual memorial service in observance of Workers Memorial Day at noon on Thursday, April 28, at the Fallen Worker Memorial at the state Capitol Mall in Salem. Attendees may also join the service on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/OregonAFLCIO/.
The service will feature remarks from elected officials, union leaders, and safety and health advocates. It will include a reading of the names of Oregon workers who died on the job in 2021.
Oregon Worker Memorial in Salem, Oregon