Workers Memorial Day Honors Lives Lost on the Job

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DES MOINES, Iowa — Tuesday Iowans will remember workers that died while on the job.

The Workers Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled for 11 a.m. at the State Capitol, West Terrace Lawn.

During the last calendar year, 38 Iowans died from injuries they received while at work. Two of those Iowans, lost their lives in service to our country.

Advocates and unions also use this day to call for laws to improve workers’ safety.

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