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Workers' Memorial Day Ceremony To Be Held In South Bend

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On Monday, April 28th, eight fallen workers from the region will be honored at the Workers' Memorial Monument at Howard Park in South Bend, during a Workers' Memorial Day ceremony.

The ceremony will start at 4pm.

The eight workers being honored were among the 203 workers in Indiana who were killed on the job last year.

The ceremony will include remarks from the local community, labor and elected officials, and a reading of the names of those who passed away.

Similar ceremonies will be held in Bloomington, Indianapolis, and Lafayette.  Workers' Memorial Day is observed on the anniversary of the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.

The ceremony in South Bend is being sponsored by the North Central Indiana AFL-CIO and the United Way of St. Joseph County.
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