Day of Mourning

Every April 28th, workers across the country and around the globe gather to remember workers that were killed or injured at work.  In Canada, on average, a worker dies every eight hours.  Since the last Day of Mourning, three CUPE members have lost their lives serving the public.

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More than 600 delegates to CUPE BC’s annual convention will join CUPE Local 50 members, the Victoria Labour Council and community members on April 28, 2012 to honour the dead and fight for the living in recognition of the National Day of Mourning.

This community-based event will take place at Centennial Square beginning at 9 a.m. Speakers will include CUPE National President Paul Moist, CUPE BC President Barry O’Neill, Victoria Labour Council President Michael Eso, Compensation Employees’ Union Director David Clarabut, and Victoria City Councillor Ben Isitt.

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