Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Workers Memorial Day

As the government atacks our health and safety we are fighting for our lives, please try to atted a WMD event near you, see below and Manchester Flyer attached.

There is also an exhibition on International Workers Memorial Day at the People's History Museum in Manchester until 29th April.

Scroll down for a statment from Families Against Corporate Killers.

Hilda Palmer

0161 636 7557


Events: Find one near you by checking TUC listing: http://www.tuc.org.uk/workplace/tuc-21912-f0.cfm
North West Events

Blackburn:  Blackburn and district Trades Union Council event on Friday 26th April

Assemble 12.30 at WMD Tree at Northgate 2 mins silence and laying of wreaths. Contact Sec. Ian Gallagher, ig@eyegal.demon.co.uk

Bolton Trades Council event Sunday 28th April Meet 11 am at Bolton UNISON, Howell Croft House, Bolton BL1 1QY for refreshment, 11,10am march led by piper to Victoria Square. Speakers, minutes silence and release of balloons. Contact Sec. Martin McMulkin : mmcmulkin@hotmail.com

Chorley: Chorley Trades Council event on Friday 26th of April, service & speakers, meet at Park Gates, Astley Park, Chorley 17.45, bring flags and banners. Contact Sec. Steve Turner, secretarycdtc@hotmail.co.uk

Liverpool: UCATT event Sunday, 28th April, at UCATT’s Memorial in Hunter Street, Liverpool. Assemble 11.45 a.m. Speakers include Lynn Collins, Reg. Sec. NWTUC and Bill Parry, UCATT Reg. Council Chairman.

Liverpool: Merseyside District joint union event Sunday 28th at 1pm at South Piazza of Georges Dock Building- corner of Mann Island and the Strand. Face painting, Fire Engine. Speakers include Len McCluskey, Steve Rotherham MP, Tony Kearns -CWU, Linzi Herbertson FACK.

Manchester: Exhibition at People’s History Museum from Friday 19th April to 28th April

Joint Union event on Sunday 28th April Assemble in Albert Square for 10.30am fire engine, music from FBU Band, and Claire Mooney. Rally begins at 11 am with minutes silence, speakers including Kevan Nelson Reg Sec NW UNISON, union safety representatives, families of people killed by work (FACK), G.M. Asbestos Victims Support Group, ending with a Shout out for Safety!

Walk to:
People’s History Museum 12.30: Short speeches, presentation of prizes for schools and refreshments

For more information Contact Hilda Palmer: mail@gmhazards.org.uk
Flyer: http://gmhazards.files.wordpress.com/2012/02/flyer-for-manchester-wmd-2103.pdf

Over 350 people attended last year’s march and rally, let’s make it even bigger this year!

Preston: WMD Committee event Saturday 27th April gather at 11.30am in Flag Market, minutes silence at 12 noon, service and speakers, more information from http:// www.lancashiretradeunions.org.uk

Wigan event is on Sunday 28th April at 12 noon at WMD tree in Mesnes Park; speakers Ian Hodson President BFAWU, Lisa Nandy MP.

Statement is at: http://www.fack.org.uk/news/wmd2013.html

c/o Greater Manchester Hazards Centre, Windrush Millennium Centre,
70 Alexandra Road , Manchester M16 7WD Tel 0161 636 7557
mail@gmhazards.org.uk www.fack.org.uk 

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