Hundreds of Building and Construction Trades union officials, members, and management, including the leadership and many members of Local 79, gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday, April 28 for the seventh annual Construction Workers Memorial Mass.The Mass honored the memories of construction workers killed or injured on the job from April 28 of 2014 through April 28 of 2015. After assembling outside  St. Patrick’s, the crowd, most of whom wore hardhats, somberly proceeded inside the Cathedral, where the sixteen workers who died in the past year were represented by sixteen chairs with hardhats and flowers on them.  The Mass was a solemn and moving tribute to construction workers who died and have been injured in New York City, as well as to construction workers world-wide who have suffered death and injury on the their job sites.