City of Lowell
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
By his honor
Patrick O. Murphy
WHEREAS, For 100 years, the United States Department of Labor has fostered, promoted and developed the welfare of wage earners, fob seekers and retirees, continually seeking to make the American workplace safer, healthier and more fair for everyone; and
WHEREAS, The U.S. Department of Labor has evolved to meet the changing needs of a changing workforce by partnering with employers, community organizations, and institutions of higher learning to improve fob training, provide lifelong learning opportunities and advance efforts for profitable employment, benefitting working families in the city of Lowell, across the country and around the world; and
WHEREAS, The inestimable value of the services provided by the U.S. Department of Labor will remain of paramount importance to the well-being of all Americans and that it will address tomorrow's conditions, and meet the needs of future workers with the same insight, foresight and passion it has shown for the past century.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, PATRICK O MURPHY, Mayor of the City of Lowell, Massachusetts, ask all residents of Lowell to join me in celebrating Monday March 4, 2013 as the Centennial Anniversary of the United States Department of Labor .