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Date:  April 10, 2013

Contact:  Diana Petterson, Juan Rodriguez

Phone:  972-850-4710, 972-850-4709

U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 13-656-DAL

US Department of Labor to host minimum wage round table in Denver April 12

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Department of Labor on April 12 will hold a round-table discussion on President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage and ensure that hard work leads to a decent living.

The acting deputy administrator for the department’s Wage and Hour Division, Mary Beth Maxwell, will be joined by advocates and local workers, who will share their thoughts about how a minimum wage increase would benefit them and their families. There will be a media availability following the discussion.

WHO: Mary Beth Maxwell, acting deputy administrator for the Wage and Hour Division

WHAT: Round table with low-wage workers and advocates

WHERE: Confluence Ministries
1400 Quitman St.
Denver, Colo. 80204

WHEN: Friday, April 12, 10:30 a.m. MDT

To cover the event on site, contact Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez using the information above. Maxwell will have limited availability for interviews.

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