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 Henderson, across the country and across the world have benefited from the United States Department of Labor's efforts to ensure 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 allowing parents to take leave and tend to loved ones, training veterans and young people for careers 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 as the Department will address tomorrow's conditions and meet the needs of future workers with the same foresight and passion it has shown for the past century;
WHEREAS, the City of Henderson has a goal to deliver programs and services that foster a safe community;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Andy Hafen, as Mayor of the City of Henderson, Nevada, do hereby proclaim March 4,2013 to be
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY
in the City of Henderson, Nevada, and thank the department and staff for all they do as we work together to achieve our Vision to be America's Premier Community during our 60th anniversary.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the City of Henderson, Nevada, to be affixed this 4th day of March, 2013.
Mayor, City of Henderson
SABRINA MERCADANTE, MMC