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Labour and Social Security Minister, Hon. Shahine Robinson (right), hangs a wreath on the Aggie Bernard Workers’ Monument, in downtown Kingston, during the National Workers’ Week/Labour Day Wreath-laying ceremony on Tuesday (May 21). At left is Custos of Kingston and Deputy Governor-General, Hon. Steadman Fuller. The ceremony is held in tribute to Jamaican workers who participated in the 1938 Labour Riots, which led to improved conditions for today’s workers. Workers’ Week runs from May 19 to 23 and is being observed under the theme ‘Yes to Decent Work, No to Child Labour’. Thursday, May 23 is celebrated as Labour Day.

Labour and Social Security Minister, Hon. Shahine Robinson (right), hangs a wreath on the Aggie Bernard Workers’ Monument, in downtown Kingston, during the National Workers’ Week/Labour Day Wreath-laying ceremony on Tuesday (May 21).  At left is Custos of Kingston and Deputy Governor-General, Hon. Steadman Fuller. The ceremony is held in tribute to Jamaican workers who participated in the 1938 Labour Riots, which led to improved conditions for today’s workers. Workers’ Week runs from May 19 to 23 and is being observed under the theme ‘Yes to Decent Work, No to Child Labour’. Thursday, May 23 is celebrated as Labour Day.