May 23, 2016

Remembering the past, fighting for the future

Duronda Pope, U.S. Department of Labor Blog

April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day set aside to mourn the dead and fight for the living.

But that’s every day for me.

For 10 years, my job with the United Steelworkers has been to jump in to help when a member of the union has been killed or permanently injured on the job. I’ve been there for hundreds of families at the lowest times in their lives, when they have to imagine going on without their wife or husband, parent or child. ... more

Duronda Pope serves as the Emergency Response Team (ERT) Coordinator for the United Steelworkers (USW).

Posted In: Health and Safety, OSHA, USW

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