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   Workers Memorial Day 28th April    16 April, 2020

Unfortunately due to the Covid -19 virus the Workers memorial Services  on the 28th April will not be able to go ahead, the Unions have acknowledged this and are instead holding a light the candle on the evening of the 28th across the world details are below and please click on the link  at the bottom to access the TUC Website and get the full details of how to take part

We remember those we have lost. We organise in their memory.

While we may not be able to attend the memorial events which usually take place on IWMD, as public gatherings around the world are not advised or allowed; there are many ways trade union members can take part in our collective day of remembrance and solidarity.

How you can take part…

Light a candle

Join others across the world by lighting a candle on the evening of Tuesday 28th April. It may be for a loved one, a worker, a group of workers or for all those who have lost their lives from work. Take a photo of your candle*, and with a caption about who you’re remembering, post it on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram using #IWMD20.

You can also help spread the word by posting this tweet .

"I'm marking International Workers' Memorial Day on Tues 28 April by lighting a candle to remember all workers who have lost their lives. https://www.tuc.org.uk/workers-memorial-day #IWMD20 via @the_TUC

*Remember, light candles safely.


For the full information on how to take part please click on this link to the TUC Website


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