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Newsletter Photos — June 19, 2014

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Every $1 spent on apprenticeships in the U.S leads to $27 in economic growth.


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After a tour and talking to employees, Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez and Rep. George Miller eat lunch with sweetgreen co-founders Nic Jammet and Jonathan Neman at their Dupont Circle restaurant. Left to Right — Rep. Miller, Nic Jammet, Secretary Perez and Jonathan Neman.


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Secretary Perez delivers remarks at the National Fund for Workforce Solutions' fourth annual conference in Chicago on June 19.


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Secretary Perez kicks off a roundtable discussion on apprenticeship with manufacturing industry leaders in Chicago on June 19.


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Secretary Perez joins a Huffington Post Live Q&A session via his laptop at Labor Department headquarters.


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Director of the Women's Bureau Latifa Lyles (left) meets with Lauren Sugerman, director of the Women and Work Projects at Wider Opportunities for Women at the Collaborative Learning Institute on June 12 in Washington, D.C.


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Curtis Center DOL Green Team leader Kara Markley, regional economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Philadelphia, proudly showcases the Environmental Protection Agency Mid-Atlantic Region's Federal Green Challenge Education and Outreach Award.


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Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs' (left to Right) Haile Hirpa, Brooke Sensenig, Edward J. Rogers and Cyara Phillips at the 15th Annual HIV/AIDS Prevention and Outreach Summit in Philadelphia, June 18.


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Patricia Perez, consul of protection of the Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles, speaks at EMPLEO's 10-year anniversary event in Los Angeles on June 18. To her left: Sylvia Ugalde, consul general of the Consulate General of Costa Rica in Los Angeles; Angelica Salas, director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles; Carlos Sada, consul general of Consulate General of Mexico in Los Angeles; Gerald Barnes, bishop of the Diocese of San Bernardino; Elmy Bermejo, regional representative for Labor Secretary Perez; Lemiel Pierre, liaison officer in the department's Wage and Hour Division; and Rosa Viramontes, acting district director for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Los Angeles.


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Veterans' Employment and Training Service Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Terry Gerton (right) toured the UPS Worldport package handling facility in Louisville, Ky. with Col. Adam Rocke, director, Soldier for Life Program, U.S. Army (left) and Larry Steward, Alabama director, VETS.


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Rick Carlson, CEO and Founder, SharpSpring.