Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we'll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.
Union members are gathering throughout the country today to remember those workers we’ve lost on the job. At Market Square in the heart of Pittsburgh, members of the Allegheny-Fayette Central Labor Council gathered together in observance of Workers Memorial Day. AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer/Executive Vice President Fred Redmond was among the labor leaders who attended the special event. He delivered the keynote address, saying, “The best way we can honor those we’ve lost—and keep their memories alive—is by having the resolve and determination to make our workplaces safer for us, for our children and grandchildren.”