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Press Release Information


Aug. 22, 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: 13-1715-DAL

US Labor Departmentís Wage and Hour Division, Mexican Consulate in New Orleans to sponsor Labor Rights Week Aug. 26-30

Consulates of Honduras and Ecuador also participating

NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. Department of Laborís Wage and Hour Division will join the Mexican Consulate in New Orleans to sponsor Labor Rights Week, Aug. 26-30. Labor Department staff will discuss workplace safety and wage rules, provide compliance assistance materials, answer questions and take complaints.


U.S. Department of Laborís Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Laborís Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Consulate of Mexico, Consulate of Honduras, Consulate of Ecuador, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. National Labor Relations Board, local employers, employees, advocacy groups and community-based organizations


Labor Rights Week forums for employers, workers, advocacy and community-based groups


Monday, Aug. 26, 10:30 a.m. CDT
Tuesday, Aug. 27, 11:30 a.m. CDT
Thursday, Aug. 29, 10:30 a.m. CDT


Consulate of Mexico
901 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, La. 70130


Thursday, Aug. 29, 6 p.m. CDT


Wage Claim Clinic of University of Loyolaís College of Law
540 Broadway St.
New Orleans, La. 70118


Friday, Aug. 30, 11:30 a.m.CDT


Consulate of Honduras
One Canal Place
365 Canal Street, Suite 1580
New Orleans, LA 70130


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