Due to COVID-19 the Government of Gibraltar confirmed by press release, dated 16th March 2020, the cancellation of the Workers Memorial Day Ceremony in its traditional format.

Given the significance of this event in Gibraltar’s cultural calendar The Chief Minister, The Hon Fabian Picardo QC MP, the Minister for Employment, The Hon Gilbert Licudi QC MP and two representatives from Unite the Union, today laid wreaths at the Lobby of Parliament. Furthermore candles were lit to remember all those workers who have died worldwide since the start of the pandemic.