Madison County Federation of Labor’s Workers Memorial will be April 28

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AN AVERAGE OF THREE workers lose their lives each week to on-the-job injuries in Illinois, said Madison County Coroner Steve Nonn, speaking at last year’s Workers Memorial program. – Labor Tribune photo

Alton, IL – The annual Workers Memorial Program of the Greater Madison County Federation of Labor will be held on Sunday, April 28 (the Sunday after Easter), at the Workers Memorial Site in Gordon Moore Park.

Workers killed on the job in the past year will be honored, and the names of those killed in past years will be read along with the tolling of a bell.

The event will begin at 2 p.m. The park is off of Illinois Route 140.

Any union that has had a member suffer a fatal or permanent disabling injury since April 28, 2018, should alert the Federation by calling Mike Fultz at 618-409-4313 or emailing mpfultz@att.net, or calling Federation President B. Dean Webb at 618-259-8558.

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