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Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
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City and County of Denver

Proclamation

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Labor has fostered, promoted and developed the welfare of wage earners, job seekers and retirees since 1913; and

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

WHEREAS, the work of the United States Department of Labor has had far-reaching impacts on states, the nation and world as it relates to workers rights, fair compensation and safe working environment; 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 United States Department of Labor has made a permanent impact on the workplace and workers as it relates to personal and family leave, training and guaranteed pensions for retired workers; and

WHEREAS, the value and legacy of the United States Department of Labor will continue to be of paramount importance in addressing the wellbeing of American workers both current and future with the same insight, foresight and passion it has shown for the past century

NOW, THEREFORE, I, MICHAEL B. HANCOCK, MAYOR of the City and County of Denver, Colorado, by virtue of the authority vested in me, do hereby officially proclaim MARCH 4, 2013, to be known as:

"THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S
CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY"

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official seal of the City and County of Denver to be affixed this 4th day of March, 2013

MICHAEL B. HANCOCK
MAYOR