Madison County Federation of Labor’s Workers Memorial Program April 28 will honor Illinois workers killed or injured on the job

THE WORKERS MEMORIAL PROGRAM hosted by the Madison County Federation of Labor April 28 will honor workers killed or injured on the job since April 28, 2020.    – Labor Tribune file 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 Friday, 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. In the event of inclement weather, the program will be held indoors at the Muensterman Building.

Any union that has had a member suffer a fatal or permanent disabling injury since April 28, 2020, 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 during the program.

Similar programs will take place in multiple Illinois cities that weekend. For more information, visit


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