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Workers' Memorial Week Events - Eventos de la Semana Conmemorativa de los Trabajadores Fallecidos

2021 Events

Virtual events are listed first in date order with live, local events listed by state at the end.
Los eventos virtuales se enumeran primero en orden de fecha con los eventos locales en vivo enumerados por estado al final.

Nebraska | New Jersey

2021 Virtual Events / Eventos Virtuales 2021:

Saturday, April 24th, 10am - 1pm (CST), Online Bilingual Event 

Southern Workers Health & Safety Summit organized by Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights and co-sponsored by National Employment Law Project. Hear the stories of injured workers and workers rights advocates and organizers. For more info email info@msworkrights.org.

Sunday, April 25th, 7pm (CST), Online

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities Second Virtual National Workers' Memorial Day Ceremony via USMWF's Facebook page.

Wednesday, April 28th, 9am-4pm (CST), Online

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities Strive for Safety Workers' Memorial Day Awareness Conference. Details on the USMWF website or register here.

Wednesday, April 28th, 9:30-10:30am (ET) Online

Bilingual event Workers Center of CNY - Join us for our annual Workers' Memorial Day 2021 event presented via Zoom. Every year, we observe Workers' Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our commitment to workers’ health and safety. More details (BILINGUAL EVENT)

Wednesday, April 28, Noon (ET) Online Bilingual Event 

MassCOSH and MA AFL-CIO - Worker Memorial Day ceremony to remember those who died from preventable workplace injuries and illnesses and to fight for safer, healthier workplaces. The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on how dangerous it is when employers do not provide life-saving health & safety protections for workers. As we pass the one-year mark of the beginning of the pandemic, this year's Worker Memorial Day event will honor the memories of workers who lost their lives due to their jobs, whether from COVID-19, a workplace injury, or other work-related illnesses. More details


Wednesday, April 28th, 7-10pm (any time zone)

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities invites you to join us in our Shine Bright campaign. This is something you are able to do from the safety of your home/office.  From 7:00pm-10:00pm USMWF asks that everyone turn their front light on in memory and honor of our fallen workers. We would love to see your support, so we encourage you to take a picture and share it on our Facebook page.

Wednesday, April 28, 8pm (CST), Online

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities Kentucky: Workers' Memorial Day Ceremony.  This event will be held virtually at our USMWF Kentucky Facebook page.

Local events / Eventos locales:


Wednesday, April 28th, 7pm, Lincoln

United Support & Memorial for Workplace Fatalities Nebraska: Workers' Memorial Day Ceremony.  This event will be held in person at the Nebraska State Capitol (northsteps) at 1445 K St, Lincoln, NE 68508.

New Jersey

New Brunswick, April 25th, 1-2:30 pm, 55 Paterson St

Hosted by New Labor: March and rally to remember the dead and fight like hell for the living! Not one more death! In the context of COVID-19 and "essential" work, we reiterate that our health comes first! // ¡Marchamos para recordar a los muertos y luchar como locos por los vivos! ¡Ni una muerte más! En el contexto del coronavirus y trabajo "esencial", reitiramos que nuestra salud es primero! more info


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