Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 24, 2012 12:13 ET

Media Advisory: April 28 Day of Mourning for Killed and Injured Workers

CLC Executive V-P Barbara Byers will be in Saint John

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2012) - On Saturday, April 28 Canadians will observe a National Day of Mourning in memory of workers killed or injured on the job. Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President Barbara Byers will participate in a locally organized event in Saint John, New Brunswick. Byers will also be available to the media.

In 2010, a total of 1014 Canadians lost their lives as a direct result of their work, 12 of them in New Brunswick.

WHO: Barbara Byers
CLC Executive Vice-President
WHAT: National Day of Mourning
for workers killed or injured on the job
DETAILS: 12 Noon, Saturday, April 28, 2012
Hatheway Pavilion, Lily Lake
Saint John, NB

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site: Follow us on twitter: @CanadianLabour

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