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International Workers Memorial Day

Thursday April 28th is International Workers Memorial Day.

It's the day that we remember and mourn for the dead, and fight for the living.

We must continue our fight to ensure that workers health and safety at work are protected.

Every death is preventable. 

Here are three ways you can show your solidarity for International Workers Memorial Day:

1. AT WORK:

Get your workmates together to hold a small event with a minute's silence and discussion of health & safety. You can get your pack by downloading the PDF or asking your AMWU organiser. 

2. IF YOU'RE NOT AT WORK THAT DAY:

Attend an International Workers' Memorial Day Service. 

MELBOURNE METRO 

Trades Hall at 10.30am-11.15am outside 'the rock' on the corner of Lygon & Victoria Streets, Carlton. 

RSVP here. 

GIPPSLAND

Centenary Rose Garden, Commercial Road, Morwell at 11.00am.

For more details and to RSVP visit the Asbestos Council of Victoria's website:

http://gards.org/events/

WODONGA 

Workers Memorial Day 
5 PM Sumsion Gardens, Church St Wodonga
BBQ 5.30pm - In memory of those lost at work. 

Contact: North East Border Trades and Labour Council – Wodonga
Event details: https://www.facebook.com/North-East-Border-Trades-Labour-834790559907811/

3. GET TALKING ON SOCIAL MEDIA:

Putting your boots and/or tools out - be it a chisel, pen or stethoscope - and sharing the message via social media with the hashtag #ToolsDown and #IWMD 

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