Centennial Anniversary of the U.S. 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;
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, the City Council of the City of Irvine DOES HEREBY PROCLAIM March 4, 2013 as the "UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY" and expresses its appreciation to the United States Department of Labor for its achievements in bettering communities, and contributing to the vitality and progress of Irvine.
Steven S. Choi, Ph.D.
Mayor of the City of Irvine
February 26, 2013