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2018 Workers’ Memorial Day

Workers’ Memorial Day

“Pray for the Dead, Fight Like Hell for the Living” Mother Jones

Friday, April 27th, 2018

Sheet Metal Workers Hall
1301 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia PA 19147


8:30 am: Registration

9:00 am: Breakfast Served

9:15 am Program Begins

Speakers to be announced

10:45 am Procession to the Great Plaza Penn’s Landing
Prayer Offering
Memorial remarks from family members

Reading of the names of those who died from work-related injuries and illnesses
in the Tri-State area in 2017. Casting of flowers into the Delaware River, reaffirming our commitment to prevent injury, illness and death on the job. Accompanied by Brian Wydlitz on the bagpipes, playing “Amazing Grace.”

Seating at Breakfast: $60.00 per individual
$600.00 per table of ten

For more information, call PHILAPOSH at (215) 386-7000 or
By email to:

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Sponsored by:
Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health (PHILAPOSH)
Philadelphia County Central Labor Council, AFL-CIO

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