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Office of the Mayor
City of Elizabeth
New Jersey
Proclamation

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 of Elizabeth, across the country, and across the world have benefited 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 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

NOW, THEREFORE, I, J. CHRISTIAN BOLLWAGE, Mayor of Elizabeth, New Jersey do hereby proclaim March 4, 2013...

THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DAY
in the
City of Elizabeth

Given under my hand this 4th day of March, two thousand and thirteen

J. CHRISTIAN BOLLWAGE
MAYOR