Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 24, 2013 09:43 ET

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

CLC Executive V-P Barbara Byers will be in Saskatoon

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 24, 2013) - On Sunday, 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 an event organized by the Saskatoon and District Labour Council. Byers will also be available to the media.

In 2012, a total of 56 Saskatchewan workers lost their lives as a result of their work, a steep increase from 37 in 2011.

WHO: Barbara Byers
CLC Executive Vice-President
WHAT: National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job
DETAILS: 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 28, 2013
Meet at Francis Morrison Library, 311-23rd St. E.
(corner of 4th Avenue and 23rd Street)

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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