Workers Memorial Day in Melbourne

Thursday 28 April 2011
MOURNING THE DEAD AND FIGHTING FOR THE LIVING
At the Remembrance Rock
Corner Victoria and Lygon Streets
Carlton South

The ceremony will commence at 10.30am
Speakers include:
Brian Boyd, VTHC Secretary
Deanne May, Executive Director IDSA
Judge Jennifer Coate, State Coroner of Victoria

The ICFTU has announced the international theme for 2011 is the crucial role played by trade unions, strong regulation and effective enforcement in securing safer workplaces. This theme is particularly relevant given Australia is currently in the process of harmonising our OHS legislation. Victorian union movement will continue to fight for the best model law for all workers.

The ICFTU has announced the international theme for 2011 is the crucial role played by trade unions, strong regulation and effective enforcement in securing safer workplaces. This theme is particularly relevant given Australia is currently in the process of harmonising our OHS legislation. Victoria’s union movement will continue to fight for the best model law for all workers.

IDSA will be hosting morning tea following the event in Meeting Rm 1 (entry from Victoria St)

Workers Memorial Day is organised by the Victorian Trades Hall Council in conjunction with Industrial Deaths and Advocacy Inc (IDSA) Work to live; not to die.

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