National Day of Mourning April 28th, Mourn for the Dead Fight for the Living

Each year, on April 28th, the Canadian labour movement remembers those who have lost their lives, been injured or became ill because of their work. Last year in Newfoundland and Labrador, 30 workers died ‐ 5 at work from workplace accidents and 25 as a result of occupational diseases. Almost 4000 workers were injured on the job. This stark reality means that despite progressive OHS laws and regulations, we need to continue to push for stronger enforcement, training and education. Read more here.

By | 2017-03-05T17:07:03+00:00 April 28th, 2014|