Cities to Mark Workers Memorial Day

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Ceremonies will take place Monday to honor workers killed on the job in 2013. The Indiana AFL-CIO says events in Lafayette, South Bend, Bloomington and on the Statehouse grounds will be part of Workers Memorial Day.

April 25, 2014

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS – Working families from around Indiana will gather MONDAY MORNING to honor the memories of 203 workers who were killed on the job in 2013 as a part of Workers Memorial Day, a national day of remembrance for fallen workers.

The annual ceremony will be held MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. on the grounds of the INDIANA STATEHOUSE in INDIANAPOLIS and includes workers’ family members, remarks from state and local community, labor and elected officials and a reading of the names of the deceased. Similar ceremonies are also being held in Bloomington, Lafayette and South Bend. WHAT: Workers’ Memorial Day State Ceremony

WHEN: Monday, April 28, 2014

11:00 a.m.

WHERE: Workers’ Memorial Monument

Indiana State Government Complex

Corner of West Street and Government Place

Indianapolis, Ind.

The Indiana State AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) is a federation of 800 local unions across the state belonging to 50 International Unions. In total, the Indiana State AFL-CIO represents more than 300,000 working Hoosiers.Source: Indiana AFL-CIO