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Hundreds of construction workers attend Workers’ Memorial Day ceremony to honor 17 workers killed

Apr 29, 2016


Fallen hardhat workers were mourned Thursday by labor unions, community groups and elected officials in honor of Workers’ Memorial Day.


The commemoration began at 46th St. and Eighth Ave., where Air Force veteran-turned construction worker Christian Ginesi died after falling 24 stories from a platform that was not powered correctly.


...White carnations — each bearing the name of a construction worker who died in 2015 — were placed at a memorial site outside St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, across the street from where Ginesi died.


Read the full article from the Daily News here