Mexican Consul General in Phoenix Roberto Rodríguez Hernández (at podium) welcomes attendees at the signing ceremony for the renewal of agreements with the Wage and Hour Division and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for the protection of labor rights and workplace safety on May 27.
Wage and Hour Division District Director in Phoenix Eric Murray speaks on the importance and mission to protect the labor rights of all workers. "The Mexican Consulate in Arizona is a major ally in our agency's mission to protect labor rights."
Consul General of Mexico in Phoenix Roberto Rodríguez Hernández (right) answers questions from local news media during the event. The consulate renewed and signed agreements with local representatives of the Wage and Hour Division, Occupational Safety and health Administration, and with the National Labor Relations Board.
The goal of the agreements signed at the Mexican Consulate in Phoenix is to work together to inform workers of their rights and to protect workers in general, particularly immigrant and Spanish-speaking, throughout Arizona.
Participating in the ceremony (left to right) were Mexican Consul General in Nogales, Jaime Paz y Puente Gutiérrez; NLRB's Regional Director in Phoenix, Cornele Overstreet; OSHA's Area Director in Phoenix, Zachary Barnett; Consul General of Mexico in Phoenix, Roberto Rodríguez Hernández; Wage and Hour Division's District Director Eric Murray; Consul General of Mexico in Yuma, Eusebio Augusto Romero y Esquivel; Consul General of Mexico in Tucson, Ricardo Pineda Albarrán; and Acting Consul General of Mexico in Douglas, Oscar Francisco Holguín González.