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Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
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Proclamation

IN COMMEMORATION OF THE CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY
OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

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 Daly City, across the country, and across the world have benefitted From the United States Department of Labor's efforts to assure work-related benefits and 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 allowing 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 wellbeing 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, RAYMOND A. BUENAVENTURA, Mayor, and Members of the City Council of the City of Daly City, congratulate the United States Department of Labor on the occasion of its Centennial Anniversary on March 4, 2013.

Signed and sealed by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Daly City, this 11th day of February, 2013.

RAYMOND A. BUENAVENTURA
Mayor

David J. Canepa
Vice Mayor

Michael P. Guingona
Council member

Carol L. Klatt
Council member

Gonzalo "Sal" Torres
Council member