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2020 Workers' Memorial Week Events

Events listed alphabetically by state

Massachusetts | Maine | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New York | Pennsylvania

Online Events

April 28th, 7:00pm (Central Time), Facebook

United Support and Memorial for Worker Fatalities is hosting an online memorial ceremony on FaceBook live. For more info


Augusta, ME, April 28th, 12:30 - 1:30pm(ET), Maine State House Hall of Flags
The Maine Labor Group on Health is hosting a Workers' Memorial Day Rememberance Service at the State House in the Hall of Flags. For more info


Boston, MA, April 28th, 12:00pm (ET), State House, 24 Beacon Street
MassCOSH and the MA AFL-CIO and Greater Boston Labor Council invite you to their Workers' Memorial Day Commemoration honoring workers who were killed, injured, or suffered from illness on the job and calling for strong workplace health and safety protections for all workers. For more info

MassCOSH y el MA AFL-CIO y el Consejo Laboral del Gran Boston lo invitan a su conmemoración del Día de los Trabajadores en honor a los trabajadores que fueron asesinados, heridos o sufrieron enfermedades en el trabajo y pidieron fuertes protecciones de salud y seguridad en el lugar de trabajo para todos los trabajadores. For more info

New Hampshire

Hooksett, NH, April 28th, 5:30 - 8:30pm (ET), Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall 161 Londonderry Turnpike
Join NHCOSH and the NH AFL-CIO for a Memorial Dinner and Plaque Presentation in remembrance of NH workers who lost their lives on the job in 2019. Please email nhcosh@nhcosh.org to RSVP. For more info

Concord, NH, April 30th, Noon - 1pm (ET), NH State House
NH COSH will hold a vigil and read the names of NH workers killed on the job in 2019. Please email nhcosh@nhcosh.org for more information.

New Jersey

New Brunswick, NJ, April 26th, 1 - 3:13pm (ET), 222 Livingston Avenue
New Labor and NJWEC are sponsoring a March and Rally to remember the dead and fight like hell for the living!  Not one more death!  CLIMATE JUSTICE IS WORKER JUSTICE! For more info

New York

Binghamton, NY, April 25th 4-7:00pm (ET), 39 Louisa St.
MidState COSH, Broome-Tioga Labor Council, and Workers Center of the Southern Tier are hosting a Concert and Speakout to commemorate Workers Memorial Day. For more information email midstatecosh@gmail.com


Philadelphia, PA, April 24th, 8:30am - 12:00pm (ET), Sheet Metal Workers Hall, 1301 Columbus Blvd.
PhilaPOSH and the Philadelphia Council, AFL-CIO will honor those men and women who have died from work-related traumatic injury or illness at their 32nd Annual Worker’s Memorial Day breakfast program and memorial service, the oldest and largest in the country. For more info