This year’s speakers made us aware of attacks on workers’ rights to a safe workplace, and the importance of standing firm against them.
Neil Vernon, UNITE learning organiser and Hazards Trust officer, explained the need for and history of International Workers Memorial Day, paying tribute to the late Tom Harte, the Brummie who first brought Workers Memorial Day to the UK.
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Over half a million workers are now covered by the TUC’s Dying to Work Charter, which guarantees rights for workers facing a terminal diagnosis. The milestone was reached as Royal Mail Group signed the charter.
Young millennials are more likely to suffer injury at work than older workers, according to new data from the International Labour Organisation.