Greater Madison County Federation of Labor’s Workers Memorial program scheduled for April 28

CHAIRS WERE DECORATED at last year’s Greater Madison County Federation of Labor Workers Memorial program in honor of Matthew Smith, 32, of Tilden, Roy Lewis “Hillbilly” Evans, 54, of Carrollton, and Fire Captain Jacob “Jake” Ringering, 37, of the Godfrey Fire Protection District, who were killed on the job in 2018. – Labor Tribune photo

Alton, IL – The annual Workers Memorial Program of the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor to honor workers who died on the job or from work-related injuries or illness will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28.

The Federation hosts speakers and ceremonies on April 28 each year to honor workers who have suffered fatal or permanently disabling injuries. The annual program is held at the Workers Memorial Site in Gordon Moore Park, off of Illinois 140 in Alton.

Any union that has had a member suffer a fatal or permanent disabling injury since April 28, 2019, should alert the Federation by contacting Mike Fultz at 618-409-4314 or or calling Federation President B. Dean Webb at 618-259-8558 so they can be honored.




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