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Workers’ Memorial Week, April 23 – May 1, we remember those who lost their lives, were injured, or suffered illnesses at work and renew our commitment to fight for safe workplaces.  This is a week of action planned around Workers’ Memorial Day, which is commemorated on April 28th each year.

La Semana Conmemorativa de los Trabajadores Fallecides, del 23 de abril al 1 de mayo, 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 los Trabajadores Fallecides, que se conmemora el 28 de abril de cada año.

Workers' Memorial Week Events /
Eventos de la Semana Conmemorativa de les Trabajadores Fallecides

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2022 Virtual Events / Eventos Virtuales 2022

⭐️ National COSH Event / Evento COSH Nacional ⭐️

Wednesday, April 27th, 2pm ET/1pm CT/11am PT: National COSH Workers Memorial Week 2022 Dirty Dozen Release bilingual event

Join National COSH as we release our 2022 Dirty Dozen Report featuring stories and testimony from workers campaigning to improve conditions on the job. RSVP here.

Miércoles 27 de abril, 2 p. m. EST / 1 p. m. CST / 11 a. m. PT: Lanzamiento de la Docena Sucia 2022 de COSH Nacional evento bilingüe

Únase a COSH Nacional para un evento para publicar La Docena Sucia 2022. Con historias y testimonios de trabajadores que hacen campaña para mejorar las condiciones en el trabajo. RSVP aquí.


Sunday, April 24th, 7pm ET/6pm CT/5pm MST/ 4pm PT

USMWF National Virtual Workers' Memorial Day Ceremony; Join us in honoring and recognizing our fallen and injured workers at https://www.facebook.com/USMWF


Monday, April 25, 2022 2-4pm ET/1-3pm CT/12-2pm MT/11am-1pm PT - bilingual event

Sur Legal Collaborative and Centro de los Derechos del Migrante invite you to a webinar entitled Act Now! Enforcing Workers' Rights to Back Pay for 2020 COVID-Related Leave. Please RSVP by April 22nd

Lunes, 25 de abril de 2022 2-4pm Este / 1-3pm Centro / 12-2pm Montaña / 11am-1pm Pacifico - evento bilingüe

Sur Legal Collaborative y Centro de los Derechos del Migrante te invitan a un seminario web: ¡Actúa ahora! Hagamos cumplir el derecho a paga retroactiva por licencia COVID-19 durante el 2020. Confirma tu asistencia antes del 22 de abril


Tuesday, April 26, 2022 8:30 - 9:15am CST - bilingual event

Arise Chicago 2022 Virtual Workers' Memorial Service "Let Their Lives Speak to Us" Register here to receive the Zoom link, there will be an opportunity to list a deceased worker to be named during the service.

Martes, 26 de abril de 2022 8:30 - 9:15 a. m. CST - evento bilingüe

Reserve la fecha para un Servicio Conmemorativo de los Trabajadores Fallecidos 2022 de Arise Chicago el 26 de abril a las 8:30am en Zoom. Haga clic en el enlace abajo para registrarse, con la opción de compartir nombres de los compañeros/as de trabajo o los queridos que han muerto, para que podamos honrarlos durante el servicio.


Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 2pm CT

Join the UIC Center for Healthy Work and the Chicago Gig Alliance virtually on April 26 as we honor those who lost their lives while working in the gig economy, and discuss how we can preserve their legacy and improve working conditions for all. Zoom event will be live-streamed online here or you can register here.


Wednesday, April 27, 2022, 9-11:00am

NHCOSH and the NH OSHA office will host a Workers' Memorial Week discussion as part of the regular monthly NH General Industry Roundtable. RSVP: https://keene.zoom.us/j/402526797


Thursday, April 28, 2022, 1-2pm ET

Hosted by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, and Office of Workers' Compensation Programs. This event features a candid conversation on the impact of losing a family member and coworker on the job by those left to grieve their loss. Virtual Event via YouTube More details


Thursday, April 28, 2022 Shine Bright

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities invites you to join us  in remembering and recognizing our fallen workers by turning on your front porch light(s) to "Shine Bright" in their memory. We invite you to share a photo of your porch light on our USMWF Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/USMWF


Friday, April 29, 2022 9:30am ET

Workers' Center of Central New York, Occupational Health Clinical Center and other partners are hosting "Organize! Safe Jobs Now" to honor workers who have died on the job and bringUNITY in the fight to make all jobs safe. More info


Saturday, April 30, 2022  at 7pm ET / 6pm CT / 5pm MT / 4pm PT

Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights invites you to join their webinar "No one should have to die to make a living" To register


Wednesday, May 4, 2022 7pm ET / 6pm Central / 5pm Mountain / 4pm Pacific - bilingual event

Injured Workers Information and Support Session - This meeting is to creating situations for injured workers to provide mutual aid and support, to push for safe and healthy conditions for remaining workers, and to confront the system with demands for change has brought injured and ill workers together. To register

Miércoles, 4 de mayo de 2022 7 pm Este / 6 pm Centro / 5 pm Montaña / 4 pm Pacífico - evento bilingüe

Sesión de Información y Apoyo para Trabajadorxs Lesionades - Esta reunión es para crear un espacio para que les trabajadorxs lesionades brinden ayuda y apoyo mutuos, impulsen condiciones seguras y saludables para todes, y para confrontar el sistema con demandas de cambio ha unido a les trabajadorxs lesionades y enfermes. Para registrarse


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Thursday, April 28, 2022, 9-11:00am Mountain Time

The Arizona AFL-CIO and Maricopa Area Labor Federation invite you to join us for a Workers Memorial Day Breakfast on Thursday, April 28th at 9 AM, where we will honor Arizona workers who passed away due to work-related injury or illness in 2021. Address: UA 469 Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall, 3109 N 24th St, Phoenix, AZ. Seating is limited, please RSVP to dridge@azaflcio.org

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Los Angeles

Saturday, April 30th @ 10am (program will begin at 10:45/11am)

Los Angeles Workers' Memorial Day & Mural Unveiling: Institute of Popular Education of Southern CA / 14th Street Closure (w/ music, speakers, & resources) 1565 W. 14th St., Los Angeles, CA

San Bernardino

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 5:30-7:30 PT - bilingual event

SoCalCOSH, Warehouse Worker Resource Center and Inland Empire Labor Council invite you to join the Inland Empire Workers Memorial Day event at 385 N Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino, CA. More details

Jueves, 28 de abril de 2022, 5:30-7:30 PT - evento bilingüe

SoCalCOSH, Warehouse Worker Resource Center y Inland Empire Labor Council lo invitan a unirse al evento del Día en memoria de los trabajadores de Inland Empire en 385 N Arrowhead Ave, San Bernardino, CA. Más detalles

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Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 6-8pm CST

Join Chicago worker centers, community organizations, and our union siblings in commemorating fallen workers and promoting safe and healthy workplaces. Location: Blue Island & Loomis Plaza, Pilsen, Chicago, IL. More details





Thursday, April 28, 2022 3-6pm ET - bilingual event

Join Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Inc (CDM) for a One-Stop Resource Fair for Worker Memorial Day! An event to thank, honor, and remember workers.
At the American Legion, 57 Legion Drive in Hurlock, MD. We will have COVID-19 vaccines, other health resources, educational materials for workers, food, and health and hygiene supplies like masks and hand sanitizer - all FREE, while supplies last! More details

Jueves 28 de abril de 3 PM a 6 PM - evento bilingüe

¡Acompáñanos en una Feria de Recursos de una sola parada para el Día de Conmemoración de las Personas Trabajadoras Caídas!
Un evento para agradecer, honrar y recordar a las personas trabajadoras. En la Legión Americana, 57 Legion Drive en Hurlock, MD. Tendremos vacunas contra COVID-19, recursos de salud, materiales educativos para personas trabajadoras, cajas de alimentos, suministros de salud e higiene, como mascarillas y desinfectante para manos, y tacos. ¡Todo será GRATIS, hasta agotar existencias! Más detalles


Silver Spring

Tuesday, April, 26, 2022, 5:00pm ET
Workers Memorial Day Mass hosted by the Baltimore-DC Metro Building Trades Council at St. Camille's Catholic Church 1600 St. Camille's Drive, Silver Spring, MD 20903

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Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Noon ET - bilingual event
MassCOSH Memorial event at the Massachusetts State House on Beacon Street

Jueves, 28 de abril de 2022 al mediodía ET - evento bilingüe
Evento conmemorativo de MassCOSH en la Casa del Estado de Massachusetts en Beacon Street


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Thursday, April 28, - 8:30am to 3:30pm cst

USMWF's Striving for Workplace Safety Awareness Conference at IBEW Local 265 at 1409 Old Farm Rd, Lincoln, NE COST: Free, Register today

Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 7pm cst

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities memorial at the Nebraska State Capitol 1445 K St, Lincoln, NE

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 New Hampshire



Thursday, April 28, 2022, Noon-1:00pm ET
Workers Vigil hosted by NHCOSH at the NH State House Plaza, 107 North Main Street, Concord, NH. Featuring prayers for fallen workers and a reading of the names of NH workers killed on the job in 2019-2021.


Tuesday, April 26, 2022, 5:30-8:30pm
NHCOSH and the NH AFL-CIO are hosting a Memorial Dinner with speakers, buffet dinner and a plaque dedication for NH workers killed on the job in 2019-2021. At the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall, 161 Londonderry Turnpike, Hooksett, NH.

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New Jersey


New Brunswick

Sunday, April 24, 2022 at 1-2:30pm ET - bilingual event
NJ Work Environment Council and New Labor Workers' Memorial Day Rally and March, 55 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey. More details

Domingo, 24 de abril de 2022 de 1pm a 2:30pm ET - evento bilingüe
NJWEC y NEW LABOR Reunión y marcha para conmemorar el Día de los Caídos en Memoria de los Trabajadores Fallecides, 55 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Más detalles

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New York



Thursday, April 28, 2022 12pm ET

Join NENYCOSH and the Capital District Area Labor Federation to honor and mourn the lives of workers who suffered workplace fatalities. At the Labor Temple, 890 Third Street, Albany, NY or stream it LIVE on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CapLabor

New York City

Thursday, April 28, 2022, ALL DAY

La Colmena is creating a Community Altar at 774 Port Richmond Avenue & 88 Canal Street, Staten Island

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 12pm ET

NYCOSH and the NYC Central Labor Council will do a reading of names outside NYC City Hall in Manhattan

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 4pm ET

NYS Building Trades Council will host a Workers Memorial Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 4pm ET

Workers Justice Project is hosting a Workers' Vigil at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn

Thursday, April 28, 2022, 6pm ET

New Immigrant Community Empowerment is hosting a Workers' Vigil at Union Square in Manhattan

Orchard Park

Join Western New York COSH, the Buffalo Central Labor Council and the Western New York Area Labor Federation for for a Workers' Memorial Event at the Worker Memorial in Chestnut Ridge Park, 6121 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Orchard Park, NY. More details

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Thursday, April 28, 2022, noon Pacific

The Oregon AFL-CIO will hold the annual memorial service in observance of Workers Memorial Day at the Fallen Worker Memorial at the State Capitol Mall in Salem (outside of 350 Winter Street NE). The service will feature remarks from union leaders and safety and health advocates and will include a reading of the names of Oregon workers who died on the job in 2021.

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Friday, April 22, 2022 8:30am ET

PhilaPOSH 33rd Annual Workers Memorial Day Program, Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 Hall, 1301 S Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA to Register

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at 10 am CST - bilingual event

Join Workers Dignity for a March for Safe Workplaces outside of the La Quinta Inn where Gustavo Ramirez was working when he died at 16 years old, 315 Interstate Dr, Nashville, TN. April 27th also marks the first anniversary of the death of Dember Chavez, who died building a parking lot on Lea Ave at 18 years old. REGISTRATION LINK

Miércoles 27 de abril de 2022 a las 10am CST - evento bilingüe

Únase a Dignidad Obrera por una Marcha por Lugares de Trabajo Seguros. Fuera de La Quinta Inn donde trabajaba Gustavo Ramírez cuando murió a los 16 años. Direccion: 315 Interstate Dr, Nashville, TN 37213. El 27 de abril también marca el primer aniversario de la muerte de Dember Chavez, quien murió construyendo un estacionamiento en Lea Ave a los 18 años. ENLACE DE REGISTRO


Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 9pm CST - bilingual event

Join Workers Dignity for a Vigil for Pedro Omar. Address: 1312 Adams St. Nashville, TN. We will be joining Pedro's widow, Veronica,  and Workers' Dignity's Construction Committee, to hold a vigil in honor of Pedro and of all the other working people who have died in the name of "Nashville's development" that we don't know about because their deaths were not reported to TOSHA (TN Occupational Safety and Health Administration).  REGISTRATION LINK

Jueves 28 de abril de 2022 a las 9 pm CST - evento bilingüe

Únase a Dignidad Obrera por una Vigilia por Pedro Omar. Direccion: 1312 Adams St. Nashville, TN. En la noche del 28 de abril, nos uniremos a su viuda, Verónica, y al Comité de Construcción de la Dignidad de los Trabajadores, para realizar una vigilia en honor a Pedro y a todos los demás trabajadores que han muerto en nombre del "desarrollo de Nashville" que no sabemos porque sus muertes no fueron reportadas a TOSHA (Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional de TN). ENLACE DE REGISTRO


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In-person events in purple and online events in black / Leyenda:  Eventos en persona (morado) y eventos por Internet (negro)
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