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Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
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PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, Working families in the City of Omaha and across the country and the world have benefitted 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 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 well-being of all Americans and is sure to meet the needs of future workers with the same insight, foresight and passion that it has shown for the past century.

Now, Therefore, I, Jim Suttle, Mayor of the City of Omaha, do hereby proclaim March 4, 2013 as

United States Department of Labor Centennial Day

In Witness Whereof, I have set my hand and caused the Official Seal of the City of Omaha to be affixed this Fourth day of March, Two Thousand and Thirteen.

Jim Suttle, Mayor
City of Omaha