Remember Those Who Died in the Workplace
Please join workers across the country in an effort to bring awareness to workplace injuries and occupational diseases.
Office & Professional Employees International Union #320 of Missouri and Kansas/ AFL-CIO
WHEREAS: Every year tens of thousands of American workers are killed by workplace injuries and occupational disease. AND WHEREAS: Tens of thousands more are permanently disabled. AND WHEREAS: Millions are injured or made ill. AND WHEREAS: This year has special significance as we mourn those killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, which claimed the lives of more than 3,000 peoplemost of whom were workers at their jobs when the attacks occurred or rescue workers who worked to save lives. AND WHEREAS: Concerned Americans are determined to prevent these tragedies by: Observing Workers Memorial Day on April 28, as a day to remember these victims, renewing our efforts to seek stronger safety and health protections, better standards and enforcement and fair and just compensation. WE, do hereby proclaim April 28 as Workers' Memorial Day in recognition of workers killed, injured and disabled on the job.
The Remember Those Who Died in the Workplace petition to President George Bush was written by Marcia Mayne and is in the category Human Rights at GoPetition.