Workers' Memorial Day 2013

This Workers' Memorial Day comes with many heavy hearts at the recent tragedies of hundreds of workers being killed in Texas and Bangladesh factories I wanted to share three articles in honor of Workers' Memorial Day in case you missed them.

On Workers Memorial Day - Pledging Action for the Human Rights of Workers
from our partners from NESRI

http://www.nesri.org/news/2013/04/on-workers-memorial-day-pledging-actio...
"This Workers’ Memorial Day let us take the time to mourn those we’ve lost. And let us all, workers, communities, unions, labor groups, faith organizations, human rights organizations and the broader public, come together and pledge in the words of Mother Jones to “fight like hell for the living.”

The Texas fertilizer plant explosion cannot be forgotten
by Mike Elk

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/mike-elk-the-texas-fertilizer-pla...
“Terrorists want media attention, so we give it to them. Unsafe industries don’t want media attention — so we give that to them.”

Bangladesh: Six Arrested in Building Collapse; Death Toll 377, but Hundreds Missing
by AFL-CIO

http://www.aflcio.org/Blog/Global-Action/Bangladesh-Six-Arrested-in-Buil...