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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Construction union UCATT are demanding that the Government takes immediate action after an international employment agency, which operates in the UK, was discovered to be blacklisting workers who joined a trade union.
Come along to International Workers' Memorial Day 2015 in Birmingham and other Midlands venues, to highlight the scandal of the high numbers of work-related deaths and injuries.