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Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez
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CITY OF SAN JOSE

Commendation

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 continually sought to make the American workplace safer, healthier and fairer for everyone; allowing for working families to benefit 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; 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 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 I, Mayor Chuck Reed, along with Councilmember Sam Liccardo and the rest of our colleagues on the San Jose City Council, on this 4th day of March 2013, do hereby recognize the

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

on it's Contennial Anniversary of meeting the needs of workers with sight, foresight and passion.

Chuck Reed, Mayor

Madison Nguven, Vice Mayor

Pete Constant, Councilmember

Ash Kalra, Councilmember

Sam Lieoardo, Councilmember

Kansen Chu, Councilmember

Xavier Campos, Councilmember

Pierluigi Oliverio, Councilmember

Donald Rocha, Councilmember

Rose Herrera, Councilmember

Johnny Khamis, Councilmember

Attested to by:
Toni Taber, Acting City Clerk