lOOTH CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
MARCH 4, 2013

WHEREAS,
For the past 100 years, the United States Department of Labor has fostered, promoted, and
developed the welfare of wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of this country; and

WHEREAS,
The United States Department of Labor has continually sought to make the American
workplace safer, healthier and fairer for everyone; and

WHEREAS,
Working families in the City of Antioch, across the country, and across the world have
benefitted from the United States Department of Labor's efforts to assure work-related benefits
and rights, including the right to be paid fairly for every hour labored; and

WHEREAS,
The United States Department of Labor has evolved to meet the changing needs of a
changing workforce by partnering with employers, community organizations and institutions
of higher learning to improve job training, provide lifelong learning opportunities and
advance efforts for profitable employment; and

WHEREAS,
The impact of the United States Department of Labor has reached outside the confines
of the workplace, touching people's lives at all stages, by allwing parents to take leave and
tend to loved ones; training veterans and young people for the careers of a lifetime; and
guaranteeing the pensions of retired workers; and

WHEREAS,
The inestimable value of the services provided by the United States Department of Labor
will remain of paramount importance to the well-being of all Americans and that it will
address tomorrow's conditions, and meet the needs of future workers with the same
insight, foresight and passion it has shown for the past century.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, WADE HARPER
Mayor of the City of Antioch, ask that all residents of this community join me in
celebrating MARCH 4, 2013, as the "CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

February 13, 2013

Wade Harper, Mayor