This afternoon, Edinburgh’s Lord Provost joined UNISON City of Edinburgh branch in remembering the TUC organised International Workers Memorial Day – a commemoration of the workers across the world who are killed at work.
He made a short speech and laid a wreath at the foot of the Workers Memorial Tree in West Princes Street Gardens.
This year they are remembering everyone who has died this year through work and marking the:
· 10th Anniversary of Stockline (9 dead);
· 30th Anniversary of Bhopal (25,000 dead);
· 1st anniversary of Rana Plaza (1,129 dead)