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U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-466-DAL

Date: 

March 14, 2013

Contact: 

Elizabeth Todd, Juan Rodriguez

Phone: 

972-850-4710, 972-850-4709

US Department of Labor to host minimum wage round table in Houston March 15

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor on March 14 will hold a round-table discussion on President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage and ensure that hard work leads to a decent living.

The acting deputy administrator for the department’s Wage and Hour Division, Mary Beth Maxwell, will be joined by advocates and local workers, who will share their thoughts about how a minimum wage increase would benefit them and their families. There will be a media availability following the discussion.

WHO: Mary Beth Maxwell, acting deputy administrator for the Wage and Hour Division

WHAT: Round table with low-wage workers and advocates

WHERE: Fe y Justicia Worker Center
1805 W. Alabama St.
Houston, Texas 77098

WHEN: Friday, March 15, 10:30 a.m. CDT

To cover the event on site, contact Elizabeth Todd or Juan Rodriguez using the information above. Maxwell will have limited availability for interviews.

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