Young Communist League Canada

Young Communist League Canada

An Injury to One is An Injury to All!  April 28th marks the Workers’ Day of Mourning in Canada and the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. To mourn for the fallen is to fight for the living. The YCL-LJC expresses solidarity with all workers of the world, who directly or indirectly have paid for employer negligence of health and safety measures at the workplace.  Every day around the world more than 6300 people lose their life due to occupational “accidents”, the vast majority of which are crimes of the employers’. Annually, more than 2.3 million workers die from work-related diseases. Serious injuries can often leave workers destitute or forced to work in pain.    More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the danger of transmission at the workplace and the effects of the disease are not going away. Avoidable mass workplace outbreaks continue, particularly in logistics and…

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work