A resolution passed by in the House Monday would honor those killed or injured at work. It would formally recognize April 28 as Workers Memorial Day.
Members of the United Steelworkers and AFL-CIO spoke in support of the resolution to promote workplace safety awareness. So did Samantha Hogue-Figgs, a Fort Wayne resident whose daughter was killed in a factory accident.
“I feel like I had to take my pain and turn it into purpose,” she says.