Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
U.S. Department of Labor
BATON ROUGE, La. -- The U.S. Department of Labor will offer a free informational and outreach forum in Baton Rouge for employers, advocacy groups and community-based organizations. The forum will focus on the many programs offered through the department concerning fair labor standards, wages, health benefits, job safety, pension protection, record keeping, affirmative action and veteransí re-employment rights.
Regional administrators and program specialists from the departmentís various agencies will be available to answer questions.
The event is open press. For interviews, a workshop list or to cover the program, contact Elizabeth Todd or Juan Rodriguez in the departmentís Office of Public Affairs in Dallas using the information above.
WHO: U.S. Department of Labor agencies Baton Rouge-area employers, advocacy groups and community-based organizations WHAT: Informational and outreach forum WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 2 8 a.m.-noon CDT WHERE: Baton Rouge Community College Louisiana Building Ė Louisiana Boardroom 201 Community College Drive Baton Rouge, La. 70806
U.S. Department of Labor releases are accessible on the Internet at www.dol.gov. The information in this news release will be made available in alternate format (large print, Braille, audio tape or disc) from the COAST office upon request. Please specify which news release when placing your request at (202) 693-7828 or TTY (202) 693-7755. The Labor Department is committed to providing Americaís employers and employees with easy access to understandable information on how to comply with its laws and regulations. For more information, please visit www.dol.gov/compliance.