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International Workers’ Memorial Day

April 28, 2022 at 12:05 pm

International Workers’ Memorial Day

On International Workers’ Memorial Day, the MUT joins the ETUCE to honour the lives of education workers lost to workplace accidents and illness.

Each year almost 2 million workers lose their lives to work-related causes, according to alarming estimates by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and World Health Organisation (WHO). The terrible war in Ukraine and worldwide conflicts are further causing countless deaths of teachers, and civilians. Furthermore, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need to ensure workplace safety and the prevention of illness. On 28 April, ETUCE commemorates the lost lives of workers, on the occasion of International Workers’ Memorial Day.

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