This is the 28th annual Injured Workers' Day. Come show your support and solidarity with injured workers who are demanding to be treated fairly, with respect and dignity, and that injury should not equal poverty. The worker's compensation system is failing those is was designed to protect. More and more workers are falling betwen the cracks, while others are victims of a system that places economics over compassionate care.
Everyone has the right to leave work healthy, and when injuries do occur workers must have the security that they will be compensated until they are fit to return to work. Workplace injuries can happen to anyone. Let's make sure that when they do that there is a system to take care of the wounded.
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