St. Louis Labor Council seeking names of workers to be remembered at annual Union Labor Mass

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ST. LOUIS LABOR COUNCIL’S UNION LABOR MASS drew a large crowd last year to pay their respects to workers who had passed away or were killed or permanently injured on the job. This year’s the Robert O. Kortkamp Memorial Union Labor Mass and Interfaith Prayer Service ––will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Shrine of St. Joseph, located at 11th and Biddle in downtown St. Louis.– Labor Tribune photo

The Greater St. Louis Labor Council is asking all affiliated unions to provide names of their unions’ members who were deceased in the years 2018-2019 to be included in the upcoming annual Union Labor Mass.

The 40th Annual Union Labor Mass –– now known as the Robert O. Kortkamp Memorial Union Labor Mass and Interfaith Prayer Service ––will be held on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at the Shrine of St. Joseph, located at 11th and Biddle in downtown St. Louis.

The names of members names of union members who passed away in the years 2018 and 2019, and members who died on the job specifically or from “work related” illness or injury during 2018-2019 will be printed in the event program and recognized with a special ceremony before the mass at 8:30 a.m. outside the church.

Brunch will follow the mass at Maggie O’Brien’s, 2000 Market Street in downtown St. Louis.

To ensure that each unions’ members’ names are included, deceased members names need to be provided to the St. Louis Labor Council by Monday, April 1, 2019.

Deceased members’ names should be submitted alphabetically by last name.

Information may be faxed to 314-291-8676 or emailed to Amy Phillips at aphillips@stlclc.org or Christine Brame at cbrame@stlclc.org, or mailed to: St. Louis Labor Council, 3301 Hollenberg Drive, Bridgeton, MO 63044.

 

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