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By BERRY CRAIG

AFT Local 1360

Since 1989, unions have been observing April 28 as Workers Memorial Day.        

“Workers killed on the job the previous year are commemorated in events across America,” explained Bill Londrigan, Kentucky State AFL-CIO president. “April 28th was chosen as Workers Memorial Day because the Occupational Safety and Health Administration was born on that date in 1970.”

Thanks to Bill Londrigan for sending us this.

LOUISVILLE -- A group of workers and members of SEIU Local 541, essential to successful horse races, enters Derby Week without a contract.

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