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May 10, 2013


Diana Petterson, Juan Rodriguez


972-850-4710, 972-850-4709

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U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-870-DAL

US Labor Department and consulate general of Honduras sign agreement to protect the rights of Honduran national migrant workers in 6 states

Signing scheduled for 3:30 p.m., May 14, 2013, at consulate general office in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Department of Labor will sign an agreement between the departmentís Wage and Hour Division New Orleans District Office and the consulate general of Honduras at 3:30 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, May 14 in New Orleans. The purpose of the agreement is to provide Honduran nationals in Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi and Missouri with access to information and guidance on their rights as workers under United States law.

WHO: U.S. Department of Labor and consulate general of Honduras

WHAT: Signing of agreement

WHEN: Tuesday, May 14 3:30 p.m. CDT

WHERE: Honduran Consulate
One Canal Place
365 Canal St., 8th Floor Conference Room
New Orleans, La. 70130

Media should arrive at 3 p.m. CDT. Members of the press planning to cover this event should notify Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez in the departmentís Office of Public Affairs in Dallas using the information above.


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