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U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: DOL-WH-10-758-DAL


June 8, 2010


Elizabeth Todd



New Orleans employers, advocacy groups to participate in free US Labor Department informational and outreach forum on June 9

Workshop topics include wages, pension, health benefits and job safety

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Department of Labor will host a free informational and outreach forum at the University of New Orleans on June 9 for area employers and advocacy groups.

Workshops will focus on many programs offered through the department related to wages, pension protection, job safety, equal employment opportunity and veteransí re-employment rights.

Regional administrators and their representatives from the various department agencies presenting workshops will be available to the press.

WHAT: U.S. Department of Labor informational and outreach forum

WHEN: Wednesday, June 9 Workshops will run from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT Registration will open at 8 a.m. CDT

WHERE: University of New Orleans Lindy Boggs International Conference Center 2045 Lakeshore Drive New Orleans, La.

For more information or to cover the forum, contact Elizabeth Todd in the Labor Departmentís Office of Public Affairs at 972-850-4710 or


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