Workers' Memorial Week Events

Attend a WMW Event

During Workers’ Memorial Week, 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.

Virtual Events / Eventos Virtuales

Wednesday, April 26th / miércoles, 26 de abril 2pm ET / 1pm CT / 12pm MT / 11am PT BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÜE

Join the National COSH virtual press event to announce the 2023 Dirty Dozen Unsafe Employers. Register here / Únete al lanzamiento del evento de prensa virtual para anunciar La Docena Sucia 2023 Empleadores Injustos. Inscríbete aquí


April 28th 8:30 am - 9:15 am Central Time

Join Arise Chicago for a Workers Memorial Day service, Let Their Lives Speak to Us. (We will have text read in English, Spanish, Polish, Hebrew and Arabic) To register, use this link: or call Luke Sullivan of Arise Chicago at with any questions

In person events / Eventos en persona


Chicago, IL, Wednesday, April 6th 3:30pm Central BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÜE

Memorial event at St. Agnes of Bohemia Catholic Church 2651 S Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL. We will be commemorating workers by sharing their names or stories. We will be informing the community about workplace accidents/fatalities through a series of pictures and/or audio. For more information contact Angelica Moreno- or 630-470-7166.



Jackson, MS, Friday, April 28th, 11am - 1pm Central time, BILINGUAL EVENT / EVENTO BILINGÜE

The Mississippi Worker Center for Human rights is sponsoring No one Should Have to Die to Make a Living  at the Mississippi State Capital (400 High Street, Jackson, MS; on the south steps). Download the flyer here


New York

Binghamtom, NY, Saturday, April 22nd 4-6pm

The Broome Tioga Labor Council, AFL-CIO is hosting a free concert at the American Legion Post 1645, 177 Robinson Street, Binghamton featuring union singer-songwriter George Mann. Download the flyer here

Ithaca, NY, Friday, April 28th, 5-7pm ET

Midstate COSH is hosting a memorial event Honoring the Sacrifices of Essential Workers at the Plumbers and Pipefitters Hall, 701 West State Street, Ithaca, NY. For more information email Download the flyer here



Philadelphia, Friday, April 28th, 9:00am 

PhilaPOSH and the Philadelphia Council, AFL-CIO Invite you to join their 34th annual Workers Memorial Day Program at the Sheet Metal Workers, Local 19, 1301 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA. For more information contact Andrew Richard at or go to


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