WORKERS MEMORIAL EVENT PLANNED MONDAY

WORKERS MEMORIAL EVENT PLANNED MONDAY

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Sioux City is one of several sites hosting events Monday to commemorate Worker’s Memorial Day.

Sixty-one Iowans died last year while on the job.

Of the 61 who died in Iowa last year, about half were killed in industrial or farming-related accidents.

Iowa AFL-CIO president, Ken Seeger, says there’s a problem in Iowa’s workplaces-a lack of safety inspectors.


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Fifteen of the victims suffered heart attacks while at work.

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Sioux City’s memorial event will take place at 7pm this evening at the UFCW Local 222 hall located at 3038 South Lakeport in Morningside.