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International Workers Memorial Day 2018

North West Events

Blackburn 27 April: 12 noon at WMD Tree, Northgate/Sudell Cross, Blackburn

Bolton 29th April : 11:00 meet at The Hub, Bold St Bolton BL1 1LS March to 11:30 Victoria Square 11:30-12:00 Speakers 12:00 Minutes Silence followed by laying of wreath

Chorley 27 April : Short march from Astley Park (the park gates) Park Road ,at 17:45 and service at the Unite WMD tree at 18.00. All welcome to join. Banners and flags welcome.

Liverpool 28 April: 11.30am Wreath Laying South Piazza, Georges Dock Building, Pier Head L3 1DD 11.30 am Speakers at St Nicholas Church off Chapel Street L3

Details Jamie McGovern

Liverpool 28 April: Construction Workers Memorial, Hunter Street 11.30am to 12.15pm


Manchester 28 April: Rally in Albert Square, Manchester 12 noon to 13.00 Mick Whelan GS ASLEF to Chair/MC Speakers: Kevan Nelson, UNISON, Les Skarratts FBU, GMAVSG, and FACK– Christine Gaunt. Street theatre sketch Happy 40th Birthday Safety Reps! Reading of Names of those killed at work, Laying of wreaths and one minutes silence. Music by Claire Mooney. Purple Tear Drops to remember people killed by work in the North West. Facebook: International Workers Memorial Day in Manchester#IWMD18 Preston 28 April:

Preston Flag market 12.00 with the Mayor, a piper, speakers and a banner march to the peace gardens to lay wreaths followed by hotpot at the Blackhorse.


Manchester 19th April: 18.30 Meeting:

Putting Health and Safety at the heart of decent jobs for all! Thompson Solicitors Conference Room, 55 King Street, Manchester M2 4LQ

Speakers Joan McNulty/UNISON Getting better health and safety for care workers Audrey White/UNITE activist who took strike action against sexual harassment of shop workers McStriker/BFAWU Organised and safer! Neil Hope-Collins/Prospect Can vulnerable workers enforce their health and safety rights? Phil Liptrot Thompsons Solicitors Legal support for vulnerable workers on health and safety issues

Salford 21st April: 1pm Agecroft memorial, Agecroft Road , Salford Salford City Council 27 April: 12 noon at WMD Memorial and Tree outside Civic Centre Speakers Cllr Ferguson


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