10:18pm, 04/19/14

Sunday Is Workers Memorial Day


(Springfield, IL) -- Friends and families in Illinois and all across the nation will be gathering Sunday to mark Workers Memorial Day. People killed or injured on the job will be honored at ten events across the state. The mission of the occasion is to call attention to the need for more employee training and stricter laws requiring businesses to ensure the safety of their workers. The Decatur memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. on the northwest corner of the Macon County Courthouse lawn. New permanent stones with the names of those who died on the job will be unveiled.

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