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Press Release Information


Aug. 8, 2013


Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez


972-850-4710 or 972-850-4709

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U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-1585-DAL

US Labor Department and consulate general of Ecuador sign agreement to protect the rights of Ecuadorian national migrant workers in 3 states

Signing scheduled for 4 p.m., Aug. 8, 2013, at consulate general office in Houston

HOUSTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor will sign an agreement between the departmentís Wage and Hour Division Houston District Office and the consulate general of Ecuador at 4 p.m. CDT on Thursday, Aug. 8, in Houston. The purpose of the agreement is to provide Ecuadorian nationals in Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas with access to information and guidance on their rights as workers under United States law.


U.S. Department of Labor and consulate general of Ecuador


Signing of agreement


Thursday, Aug. 8
4 p.m. CDT


Ecuadorian Consulate
4200 Westheimer Road, Suite 218
Houston, TX 77027

Media should arrive at 3:30 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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