Local 8 at Workers’ Memorial Day

May 31, 2013

Local 8 was proud to provide trumpeters Don Sipe and Kevin Wood, who performed taps during the annual Workers’ Memorial Day ceremony at Zeidler Union Square Park in downtown Milwaukee.

The event is sponsored by the Milwaukee Area Labor Council AFL-CIO and the Wisconsin Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, for the purposes of honoring workers killed on the job and raising awareness about the importance of workplace safety and health regulations.

This year’s event took place on April 28, 2013.

Workers' Memorial Day April 28, 2013

left to right: Kevin Wood (AFM 10-208),  Mike Balistriere (MALC/AFL-CIO Community Services Liaison) ), Sheila Cochran (Secretary-Treasurer and Chief Operating Officer MALC/AFL-CIO), Don Sipe (AFM 8)