FROM THE OFFICE OF
MAYOR ASHLEY SWEARENGIN
PROCLAMATION

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

WHEREAS, Working families in the City of Fresno, across the country, and across the world have benefitted from the U.S. 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 inestimable value of the services provided by the U.S. 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, BE IT RESOLVED That I, Mayor Ashley Swearengin, do hereby proclaim Monday, March 4,1013, to be:

"CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DAY"

in the City of Fresno, and ask that all residents of this community join me in this celebration.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the Seal of the City of Fresno, California, this 1st day of March, 2013.

MAYOR ASHLEY SWEARENGIN