Newsletter Photos - July 29, 2010

Caption belowHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Department of Labor Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy Kathy Martinez.

20th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Caption belowPresident Barack Obama signs Executive Order increasing federal employment of individuals with disabilities, during an event commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on the South Lawn of the White House. July 26, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training Jane Oates at the National Urban League’s Centennial Conference in Washington, D.C.

Caption belowAssistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training Jane Oates speaks during the panel session “The Prosperity Promise: A Plan to Put Urban America back to Work” during the National Urban League Centennial Conference. Seated to her right are President and CEO of the Greater Sacramento Urban League David DeLuz, Senior Resident Scholar with the National Urban League Policy Institute Valerie Rawlston Wilson, and Chairman of the National Urban League Council of Economic Advisors Bernard Anderson (not shown).

Deputy Secretary Harris Testifies on Capitol Hill

Caption below Department of Labor Deputy Secretary Seth Harris presents Connecticut Senator Chris Dodd with a Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) poster from the department.

Signing of the Georgia Governor's Telework Proclamation

Caption belowDignitaries, including Georgia's Governor and Regional Director Paulette Lewis (right side behind seated governor) gather at the signing of the proclamation.

Mine Rescue Team Competition

Caption belowA participant in the mine rescue team competition dons breathing apparatus.