Eventos de la Semana Conmemorativa de Trabajadores Fallecidos

La Semana Conmemorativa de Trabajadores Fallecidos recordamos a quienes perdieron la vida, resultaron heridos o sufrieron enfermedades en el trabajo y renovamos nuestro compromiso de luchar por lugares de trabajo seguros. Esta es una semana de acción prevista en torno al Día Conmemorativo de Trabajadores Fallecidos, que se conmemora el 28 de abril de cada año.

Virtual Events / Eventos Virtuales

Wednesday, April 26th / miércoles, 26 de abril  2pm ET / 1pm CT / 12pm MT / 11am PT

Join the National COSH virtual press event to announce the 2023 Dirty Dozen Unsafe Employers. Register here / Únete al lanzamiento del evento de prensa virtual para anunciar La Docena Sucia 2023 Empleadores Injustos.  Inscríbete aquí


Thursday, April 27th, 1pm ET/12pm CT/11am MT/10am PT

Join the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Mine Safety and Health Administration for an in-person and virtual Workers Memorial Day ceremony to honor and remember our injured and fallen workers. Go to https://www.osha.gov/workers-memorial for more information.


April 28th 8:30 am – 9:15 am Central Time

Join Arise Chicago for a Workers Memorial Day service, Let Their Lives Speak to Us. (We will have text read in English, Spanish, Polish, Hebrew and Arabic) To register, use this link: https://forms.gle/Gwdj6Zg6w7geiaXHA or contact Luke Sullivan of Arise Chicago at [email protected] with any questions

In person events / Eventos en persona


Phoenix, Thursday, April 27, 12:30pm PT

Workers’ Memorial Commemoration and Testimony at the Industrial Commission of Arizona 800 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ. Workers, advocates, injured workers and family members will give testimony to the need for better safety improvements for AZ workers to the commission that oversees the state plan in AZ. Spanish translation available. For more information, contact Peter Dooley or Katelyn Parady [email protected] or [email protected].

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Los Angeles, CA Friday, April 28, 10am PT BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Los Angeles Workers’ Memorial Day Vigil and Rally, NEW LOCATION: LA Federation of Labor, 2130 James M Wood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. For more information email Ayan at [email protected]


Riverside, CA, Monday, May 1 10:30am PT BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

International Workers Day Vigil, 3900 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, CA. To RSVP http://bit.ly/iemayday or for more information email Ayan at [email protected]


San Jose, CA, Friday, April 28, 6-8pm PT BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Worksafe, Step Forward, the Day Worker Center of Mountain View, the Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants (PAWIS), Vietnamese American Roundtable, Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition, WPUSA and the South Bay Labor Council invite you to join us in honoring the lives of workers who have died over the past year while on the job with a display, speakers, and information about workplace hazards. Food will be served. At the Laborers Hall, 2195 Fortune Drive, San Jose, CA. For more information: https://wmd23.eventbrite.com  (English Flyer)

Unase a nosotros para honrar a quienes perdieron su vid en el trabajo durante el año pasado. Tendremos exhibición conmemorativa, comida, y oradores. Registrese para asistir (GRATIS): https://wmd23.eventbrite.com  (Folleto español)


Santa Ana, CA, Tuesday April 18, 6pm PT

The Santa Ana City Council will have a Proclamation Recognizing Workers’ Memorial Day at City Hall. For more information email Ayan at  [email protected]


Santa Ana, CA, Friday, April 28, 5pm PT BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Orange County Workers’ Memorial Day vigil, 3311 W. 5th St. Santa Ana, CA. For more information email Ayan at [email protected]

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Groton, Friday, April 28th, 6am ET

Join the SECT AFL-CIO and ALF-CIO Community Services for a Workers Memorial Day Ceremony at Washington Park in Groton, CT. For more info contact the AFL-CIO Community Services at [email protected] or 860-464-3325.

Hartford, Friday, April 28th Noon ET

Workers Memorial Day Event at Bushnell Park 57 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT. For more info contact the AFL-CIO Community Services at [email protected] or 860-464-3325.

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Chicago, IL, Wednesday, April 6th 3:30pm Central BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Memorial event at St. Agnes of Bohemia Catholic Church 2651 S Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL. We will be commemorating workers by sharing their names or stories. We will be informing the community about workplace accidents/fatalities through a series of pictures and/or audio. For more information contact Angelica Moreno- [email protected] or 630-470-7166.

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Lewiston, Saturday, April 29, 4:30pm

Western Maine Labor Council 17th Annual Workers Memorial/May Day Dinner at Marco’s Restaurant  12 Mollison Way Lewiston, ME. Marco’s Restaurant  12 Mollison Way Lewiston Maine. Contact [email protected] for more details.  

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Boston, MA Wednesday, April 28th  Noon ET BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Please join MassCOSH at the Massachusetts State House for a day of remembrance, healing, and action to honor workers who were killed, injured, or suffered from illness on the job and press for strong workplace health and safety protections. We encourage families to bring enlarged photos of your loved one. For more information: https://fb.me/e/BR7xS4zz or email [email protected] for more details

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Jackson, MS, Friday, April 28th, 11am – 1pm Central time,  BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

The Mississippi Worker Center for Human Rights is sponsoring  No one Should Have to Die to Make a Living    at the Mississippi State Capital (400 High Street, Jackson, MS; on the south steps). Download the flyer here

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New Hampshire

Concord, NH, Thursday, April 20th,  Noon – 1pm ET

NHCOSH vigil calling for policies that show a safe workplace is fundamental at the NH State House, 107 N. Main Street, Concord, NH.


Hooksett, NH, Tuesday April 18th,  5:30-8:30pm ET

Join NHCOSH at our annual Memorial Dinner to honor New Hampshire workers who were killed on the job in 2022. Plumbers and Steamfitters Hall, 161 Londonderry Turnpiike, Hooksett, NH. Please RSVP: [email protected]

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New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ Sunday, April 23, 2023 1-2:30pm ET (music starts at 12:45pm) BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Please join the NJ Work Environment Council, New Labor and an Intersectional Coalition that calls for action on worker & climate protection for Workers’ Memorial Day 2023. Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple, 222 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. RSVP here: https://njwec.salsalabs.org/WorkersMemorialDay2023/index.html or for more information, contact Cecelia Leto: [email protected].

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New York

Binghamton, NY, Saturday, April 22nd  4-6pm

The Broome Tioga Labor Council, AFL-CIO is hosting a free concert at the American Legion Post 1645, 177 Robinson Street, Binghamton featuring union singer-songwriter George Mann. Download the flyer here


Ithaca, NY, Friday, April 28th, 5-7pm ET

Midstate COSH is hosting a memorial event  Honoring the Sacrifices of Essential Workers  at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall, 701 West State Street, Ithaca, NY. For more information email  [email protected]. Download the flyer here


New York City, Friday, April 28th, 12:00 am TO AT 11:59 pm ET

Join the New York City Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO, and the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) for our annual Workers’ Memorial Day event to honor those who have died or suffered injuries or illnesses while on the job, to recognize the sacrifices made by all essential workers on the front lines, and to renew the fight for strong safety and health protections. LOCATION: Foley Square, Lafayette Street & Duane Street, New York, NY


Syracuse, Friday, April 28, 8am ET BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

Join the Occupational Health Clinical Centers, CNY Area Labor Federation AFL-CIO, Greater Syracuse Labor Council AFL-CIO, Workers Center of Central New York and the Greater Syracuse Council of Occupational Safety and Health for Workers’ Memorial Day UNITY 2023 at the NYSUT Office, 4983 Brittanfield Parkway, East Syracuse, NY. The memorial will include speakers, awards and refreshments. There is no charge for this event, but seating is limited. Virtual program also available. To RSVP or for virtual information

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Philadelphia, Friday, April 28th, 9:00am  

PhilaPOSH and the Philadelphia Council, AFL-CIO Invite you to join their 34th annual Workers Memorial Day Program at the Sheet Metal Workers, Local 19, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA. For more information contact Andrew Richard at [email protected] or go to https://philaposh.org/worker-memorial/

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Houston, TX, Thursday, April 27 5:00pm CT BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÃœE

En conmemoración al día de los trabajadores o lesionados en lugar de trabajo estaremos horrándolos junto a nuestros miembros, el día jueves 27 de abril. Ver el folleto aquí.  / Join Fe y Justicia Worker Center in commemoration of the day of workers or injured in the workplace, we will be commemorating them together with our members. 1209 St. James Street, Houston, TX.

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Knoxville, Saturday, April 29th 11am ET

Interfaith Worker Justice of East Tennessee, Jobs with Justice of East Tennessee, and the Knoxville-Oak Ridge Area Central Labor Council invite you to join us in remembering and honoring workers who died from work-related causes, accidents and illnesses in the recent past. Location: the pavilion at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6500 S. Northshore Drive, Knoxville, TN (In case of rain we will convene in the fellowship hall of the church.)  For information contact: Fran Ansley at [email protected] or (865) 387-9572

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Milwaukee, WI, Friday, April 28, 3:00pm CT

Join WisCOSH at the American Postal Workers Union Hall (417 N. 3rd St. Milwaukee) for a fundraiser to support the maintenance of Zeidler Union Square Park and WisCOSH’s activities to inform workers and employers, advocate for better regulation and provide low cost training. There is no cost to attend but a donation is requested. We will have a variety of finger foods and beverages available. There will be a procession from the hall to the park. Speakers include: Earl Ingraham, OSHA Milwaukee Office representative, WisCOSH.  For more information: facebook.com/WisCOSH  or contact us at our office (3427 W. St. Paul Ave., Milwaukee 53208), (414) 870-3060 or [email protected].


Milwaukee, WI, Friday, April 28th, 5:00pm CT

Join WisCOSH, the Milwaukee Area Labor Council (MALC), the Waukesha County Labor Council (WCLC) and the WI State AFL-CIO as we gather at Zeidler Union Square Park (301 W. Michigan St., Milwaukee) to mourn those friends, family and coworkers that never made it to end of shift or that died after suffering from work-related illness. Hear from labor leaders,
union officers and elected officials.  For more information: facebook.com/WisCOSH  or contact us at our office (3427 W. St. Paul Ave., Milwaukee 53208), (414) 870-3060 or [email protected].


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